“I made up my mind after playing my first extra role that I’d give the movies a two-year tryout, or rather, I’d let them give me that long. I promised my parents and myself that I would go back to the university after two years.” — Frances Dee in 1930. “I am sort of […]
“‘My pappy was a crap-shootin’ fool.’ That don’t rub me too good today.” — Stymie Beard Source: 1981
“I was never happier or more excited in my life. I finally found the thing I really wanted to do. But just now I’m concerned about reconciling grandmother to the fact that her granddaughter is going to be an actress. I know it’s hard for her to have a Cherrill in the movies, but I’ll […]
“This business is so uncertain that you never know where you are, never know what’s going on, or what is going to happen to you next.” — Genevieve Tobin in 1932. Source: Columnist Robbin Coons: Hollywood Sights & Sounds.
“We all need an escape into fantasy. The popularity of the ballet proves that point, and what better way to is there to forget your troubles than through glamour and beauty? It is not – how you say it – ‘appropriate’ for women to go to gala places in anything but their loveliest evening dresses.” […]
“I can’t stand light. I hate weather. My idea of heaven is moving from one smoke-filled room to another.” — Peter O’Toole
“The only acting I ever did was trying not to blink because as soon as I pick up a gun, I start blinking.” — Roger Moore
“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.” — Woody Allen Photographer: Irving Penn.
“I hate this business – I absolutely loath it! But I want to be a big star.” — Sharon Lynn Source: Dan Thomas (1929)
“I am terrible the first week or so, until I begin to synthesize the character. It takes me longer than most, I’m afraid.” — Zita Johann Feisty Johann is most fondly remembered as the reincarnated Princess Ankhesenamón in The Mummy (1932). She probably would have been a bigger star if not for her combative […]