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Clive Barnes
(1927-2008) born on
May 13
English journalist, critic, writer. He is a well-known dance and drama critic with the "New York Post" since 1978.
         
   
F
Television is the first truly democratic culture -- the first culture available to everyone and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.

R
Dialogue more tame than Wilde.
A
I am convinced that anyone can be a great writer . . . if he can only . . . tell the naked truth about himself and other people. That, a little technique with words and the willingness to bare heart, soul and body are really all it takes.
N
As hard as the nails on a crucifix.
K
One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In NY "Times," 30 Dec 1969.
R: On revival of Somerset Maugham's "The Constant Wife," in NY "Times," 15 Apr 1975.
A: In NY "Times," 17 Jan 1977.
N: On MIldred Dunnock's portrayal of the mother in "Days in the Trees, In NY "Times," 28 Sep 1976.
K: "The Art of Acknowledgment" NY "Times," 10 Jun 1966.
   


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