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Quotes on acting 3: Eleonora Duse

“I feel that I have never known nor shall I ever know how to act! Those poor women in my plays have entered so totally into my heart and head, that while I am striving as best I can to … Continue reading Continue reading

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“I am striving as best I can to make the audience understand them”

Eleanora Duse: I feel that I have never known nor shall I ever know how to act! Those poor women in my plays have entered so totally into my heart and head, that while I am striving as best I … Continue reading

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Cary Grant in “Affair to Remember”: A Method Performance

This is a re-post of something I wrote a while back. It has to do with the history of acting, of the method acting style, of Stanislavsky’s teachings, and how I think Grant fits into that continuum. It’s very in-depth. … Continue reading

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Future Oscar Winners: Women

Here are the actresses who I believe will win Oscars someday. Who knows if they will or if they won’t – but these women are definitely Oscar caliber. — Reese Witherspoon. Listen, I’ve been a huge fan of this girl … Continue reading

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Top 10 Theatrical Moments I Wish I Could Have Seen

1. Laurette Taylor as Amanda Wingfield in Glass Menagerie – the production in Chicago. BEFORE it came to New York. 2. Marlon Brando in the premiere of Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway. 3. Eleanora Duse doing anything. 4. One of … Continue reading

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