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Jessie Matthews Quotes

Jessie Matthews Quotes & Quotations
Jessie Matthews
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    For a London play, rehearsal time would be four weeks for the entire show. In films, I'd spend six weeks on the big dance numbers to get them perfect before the actual shooting. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    I collaborated on most of my dance numbers, literally 50/50, with the choreographers I worked with. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    I dreaded doing close-ups. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    I had the choice of songs. I didn't know whether they were English, French, Italian, Russian, Jewish, German or what the hell their nationality was! Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    In films, the fact that you can always do a scene again takes a load off your mind, enabling you to strive for perfection, which I always wanted. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    The songwriters were introduced to me as ordinary human beings; they would play their songs, and sometimes I would start to sing a song with them. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    Victor Saville used to say to me, Darling, you look beautiful. With his magic and the lighting there was no doubt about it, I looked beautiful! Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews
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    When I first began, the technicians, camera and makeup men made me feel so self-conscious that I began to have the biggest inferiority complex about my looks. Jessie-MatthewsJessie Matthews