It was always interesting to ask Ira something – he’d consider your question carefully, with the ‘thinking’ expression on his face (see photo), and you could see the wheels turning inside that Oriental Siamese hard head of his.
Note his casual lounging position too, leaning on his left elbow.
He made a point of being totally suave, self-assured, beautifully well-mannered. The epitome of cool in an impeccably tailored black fur suit, with just a touch of white underneath.
Have the movie producers and director considered making the next ‘James Bond’ a cat?