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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 Novello
    tags: freedom  worries  mind 
     
    Every blessed one of you feels better for that burst of laughter.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: laughter  blessed 
     
    Behind the footlights there is always the applause, which stimulates the actors. On the screen it is a different matter.
    — Ivor Novello
    The inconvenience, the glaring lights, the long hours of waiting, and the repetition of every scene are all calculated to defeat anything more than a real mastery of love technique.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: mastery  real 
     
    There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: influence  facts  music  mind 
     
    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 Novello
    tags: true  girls  positive 
     
    I began my career with infantile dreams of becoming a composer.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: career  dreams 
     
    The average person is gregarious; there is something in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: people  spirit 
     
    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 Novello
    tags: emotion  true  real  lover 
     
    British girls are as temperamental as Americans.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: girls  american 
     
    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 Novello
    tags: believe  film 
     
    There's something Vichy about the French.
    — Ivor Novello
    You cannot isolate yourself from the crowd - even if you want to.
    — Ivor Novello
    When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered.
    — Ivor Novello
    Things which do not require effort of some sort are seldom worth having.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: worth 
     
    There are very few misanthropes, thank goodness!
    — Ivor Novello
    The public must suffer untold pangs from the stiffness, the deliberate stifling of emotion, on the part of many British actors.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: emotion 
     
    After the war, in which I served as a pilot in the Air Force, I took up films.
    — Ivor Novello
    tags: film  war 
     
    The crowd may be influenced easily, largely because it is a crowd.
    — Ivor Novello
    Love-making is an art which must be studied.
    — Ivor Novello
    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 Novello
    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 Novello
    tags: people  heart 
     
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