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Shirley Booth

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Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.

— Shirley Booth

#listened #overheard #percent #performance #should

But, my dear, I knew when I was a baby what I wanted to do, and I'll tell you, kiddo, if you don't do what your heart tells you, you'll never be real.

— Shirley Booth

#be real #dear #heart #i #knew

I'm not a betting woman, but I have $50 on Secretariat with an old director friend of mine.

— Shirley Booth

#director #friend #i #mine #old

It's OK, I guess, if you really need the money, but luckily, I'm not in that position.

— Shirley Booth

#i #luckily #money #need #ok

There is an audience for every play; it's just that sometimes it can't wait long enough to find it.

— Shirley Booth

#enough #every #find #just #long

Why is it that men who can go through severe accidents, air raids, and any other major crisis always seems to think that they are at death's door when they have a simple head cold?

— Shirley Booth

#air #always #any #cold #crisis

About Shirley Booth

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(2008). Booth first attracted major notice as the female lead in the comedy hit Three Men on a Horse which ran almost two years in 1935 to 1937. Director Frank Capra unsuccessfully attempted to bring Booth back to the screen with Pocketful of Miracles in 1961 but after viewing Capra's original version Lady for a Day (1933) Booth informed him there was no way Shirley Booth could match May Robson's moving Oscar-nominated performance in the original film.

She retired in 1974. Her most significant success was as Lola Delaney in the drama Come Back Little Sheba for which Shirley Booth received a Tony Award in 1950. Primarily a theater actress Booth's Broadway career began in 1925.

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