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Barbara Stanwyck
(1907-1990) born on
Jul 16
US actress. She starred in 80 films including "Stella Dallas," 1937; "Sorry, Wrong Number," 1948; and "The Thorn Birds."
         
   
F
Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing.

R
Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
A
My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.
N
There is a point in portraying surface vulgarity where tragedy and comedy are very close.
K
Sponsors obviously care more about a ninety-second commercial and want to pay you more than any guest star gets for a ninety-minute acting performance.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992.
R: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
A: Interview with Hedda Hopper, 1953.
N: In "Starring Miss Barbara Stanwyck," by Ella Smith, 1974.
K: In "McCall's Magazine," Mar 1965.
   


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