We don’t want to be unkind – oh, fuck it, why not? – but doesn’t this snap of weather-beaten couture king Valentino clutching a radiant and youthful Keira Knightley have more than touch of the [Nosferatu](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nosferatu_(word) about it? The knockout Knightley bore up well we have to say, at a screening of her new flick *The Duchess* hosted by *Vogue* and Chanel the other night.
In the flick she plays the randy snob Georgina Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, the latest in what seems an unending streak of period roles. After yet another version of *King Lear*, she’s set to star in an adaptation of one of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s worst books, *The Beautiful and Damned* – which come to think of it makes a pretty good caption for this photo.