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Ivor Novello Quotes

Ivor Novello Quotes & Quotations
Ivor Novello
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    A couple of seats at a good picture house cost comparatively little but give a generous return in the shape of freshened minds and freedom from the worries that even the best regulated homes cannot always avoid. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    Actors who are lovers in real life are often incapable if playing the part of lovers to an audience. It is equally true that sympathy between actors who are not lovers may create a temporary emotion that is perfectly sincere. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    After the war, in which I served as a pilot in the Air Force, I took up films. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    As the growth of the film industry has progressed from humble beginnings to its present important position, the play has prospered. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    British girls are as temperamental as Americans. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    Every blessed one of you feels better for that burst of laughter. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    I began my career with infantile dreams of becoming a composer. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    Love-making is an art which must be studied. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    The average person is gregarious; there is something in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    The beautiful heroine might be thinking, How long must I bury my face on this wretched man's shoulder? Such is not the always the case, but quite often it is. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    The cinema is an institution nowadays, with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    The crowd may be influenced easily, largely because it is a crowd. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    The pictures are designed to portray human emotions, good and evil, fine and tawdry; and it is no wonder that their appeal is so universal. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    The public must suffer untold pangs from the stiffness, the deliberate stifling of emotion, on the part of many British actors. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    There are very few misanthropes, thank goodness! Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    Things which do not require effort of some sort are seldom worth having. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage. Ivor-NovelloIvor Novello
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    Whenever I am asked if I go to hear my Fortune told, I invariably reply, No. I don't go because I don't believe in it-I believe in it too much! Ivor-Novello/">Ivor Novello