Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Who Killed Emerald Palmer?
From: (Sho Kuwamoto)
Date: 1990-05-05, 01:13

In article <11304@hoptoad.uucp> tim@hoptoad.uucp (Tim Maroney) writes:
> >I'm sold.  Laura Palmer is alive and well.  I don't have the hair
> >figured out, but Madelyn did not respond in the way any normal woman
> >responds to seeing a large, hulking goon (or any stranger) staring at
> >her in a public place.  A big, wide smile, and immediate conversation?
> >More like a reaction to a friend.  Also, her expressions are exactly
> >the same, which is not true of most actresses when they play two
> >different roles -- but Laura was not an actress.

I don't know.  The references that another poster mentioned about
a move with the "Vertigo" syndrome was fairly persuasive.  The
protagonist was named Laura, there was some guy named Waldo Lydecker...

Still, I feel that Madeline is NOT LP.  First, Albert would have done
found out in the autopsy.  Second, it's my feeling that Laura is to
Madeline as Emerald is to Jade.  That is, Laura is the evil (not the
right word, maybe "bad" is better) twin, Madeline is the good twin.
We haven't seen much of Laura without tons of blue makeup, so it's
hard to judge facial expressions.  It's my feeling that Madeline's
smiles are downright goofy.  I would be surprised if Madeline were
to be anything but a naive, sweet, youth.

-- <<-- downright goofy, I say.