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STAGE FRIGHT

TO ALLEVIATE STAGE FRIGHT, HELEN HAYES WOULD LOOK OUT AT THE
AUDIENCE FROM BEHIND THE CURTAIN AND CALL THE AUDIENCE ALL
SORTS OF CRUEL AND VULGAR NAMES.

Where learned: OUR LADY OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): ACTRESS

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Outlaw Criminal Bandit Pirate
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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STAGE FRIGHT

TO ALLEVIATE HER STAGE FRIGHT, HELEN HAYES WOULD LOOK
OUT AT THE AUDIENCE FROM BEHIND THE CURTAIN AND
CALL THE AUDIENCE ALL SORTS OF CRUEL AND VULGAR NAMES.

Data entry tech comment: UNDER HER BREATH, WE ASSUME.

Where learned: DRAMA ; ENGLISH TEACHER

James Callow Keyword(s): ACTRESS=HELEN HAYES

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Secular hero
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Custom

You should never say "good luck" to an actor or actress on opening night - you always say "break a leg"

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Keyword(s): Actor ; ACTRESS ; Break a Leg ; CUSTOM ; GOOD LUCK ; LUCK ; OMEN ; Opening Night ; Play ; Saying ; THEATER

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Trade & commerce

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