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|“I'm a pig coming over here and running offat themouth,” wroteAlison Lurie (|
Loveand Friendship, 1962). run ofthe mill An ... Lake (1933), “She runs the gamut
of emotions from Ato B”—that is, a verylimited range of emotions. run the gauntlet,
|nut/11'/lg the GAM UT The American writer and wit Dorothy Parker. reviewing a |
theater performance by Katharine Hepburn in The Lake (1933). famously
quipped: “She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B." Thejoke is an allusion to
|“She was s-o-o-0 highbrow that I never really knew exactly what she was saying, |
but I'd nod my head and agree with her," ... "she [Hepburn] runs the gamut of
emotions fromA to B." At La Cava's insistence Hepburn spoke those words again
|material previously published in Rope, Gun and Death and she re-released the |
fiction with a few new pieces in 1939 ... “she runs the gamut of emotions from A to
B.” Parker later admitted that she was making a joke and really admired the ...
|Fresh from My Dear Secretary with Kirk Douglas, Laraine Day plays Jane Bandle, |
the run—of—the—mill adulterous wife ... performance in the Broadway play The
Lake in 1934: “She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.” It is reassuring to ...
|“She never could do the same thing twice,” he noted ofMarilyn Monroe, “but, as |
with all the true movie queens, there ... on Broadway in The Lake had prompted
Dorothy Parker's famous slam, “she ran the gamut of emotions from A to B.” And ...
|In a game, she was challenged to use word horticulture in a sentence and said, “|
You can lead a horticulture but you can't ... Hepburn in a play, “She runs the
gamut of emotions from A to B.” And she didn't spare herself: at a party, she
|In fact, Dorothy Parker exploited the same sort of structure when she commented |
on Katharine Hepburn's performance in a 1934 play, The Lake.16 Example 15
Miss Hepburn runs the gamut of emotions from A to B. (Dorothy Parker, ...
|One chapter, she said, was called “Failure” and described her monumental |
failure in a Broadway play called The Lake. “One reviewer said, 'Go see
Katharine Hepburn run the gamut of emotions from A to B,'” she said with a snort.
“I'm writing ...
|So it proved, producing a stage performance that inspired Dorothy Parker's |
famous review, in which she wrote, “Go to the Martin Beck and see K.H. run the
gamut of emotion from A to B.... She has a red carpet running from her dressing
room to ...