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tall, dark, and handsome

Supposedly what a woman wants in a man’s appearance. This standard description of the romantic hero found in women’s fiction of the first half of the 1900s was given further currency by the 1941 film, Tall, Dark, and Handsome. It starred dark-haired, good-looking Cesar Romero as an underworld boss who is really a softie at heart. See also strong silent type.
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Summary: Tall, dark and handsome star will appear in new film 'The Perfect Date'
Her new man was tall, dark and handsome - and you could see without a doubt that she was completely smitten with him.
In past interviews, Cuneta had been open in saying that one of her most painful heartbreaks was with her tall, dark and handsome ex.
15 tall, dark and handsome eligible bachelors will compete for the title of Lebanon's hottest man on August 19, and we for one will be sitting in front of our TV screens as the pageant's segments unfold.
"He has to be tall, dark and handsome with plenty of money!" she joked.
Susan said she would consider a boyfriend in the future who was "tall, dark and handsome with plenty of money".
Image: Tall, dark and handsome actor Best known for: Taking the lead in sword and sandals epic, 300 Early life: Born in 1969 in Glasgow, he was the youngest of three children.
He's tall, dark and handsome - or at least he's tall when he finally stands up.
The tall, dark and handsome 19-year-old Gavin Henson lookalike had passers-by taking a double take after we squeezed him into the team's latest shirt.
I thought the Daihatsu Copen was just for girls but I was sitting amid the red leather interior at traffic lights a few days ago when two tall, dark and handsome men came up to me and told me what a cool car I had.
But instead of being tall, dark and handsome, the bubbly babe's new friend is short, furry and funny.
John Hopkins plays tall, dark and handsome Londoner DS Dan Scott.
Was it a hint to movie producers that with Pierce Brosnan quitting, there's another tall, dark and handsome actor ready to don his tuxedo?
Kurt Lehman was a tall, dark and handsome Alfredo, with the ardent vocal lyricism of a truly smitten--and most persuasive--suitor.