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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/21.php">Ivor Novello