[Ads-l] obscene and not heard

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 14 12:30:42 EDT 2017


Great! The 1892 citation provides a source for the 1914 anecdote about
Maurice Barrymore and Wilton Lackaye. Thanks, Bill.

Garson


On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 11:35 AM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY
RDECOM AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:
> Garson has traced this back to 1908:
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> http://quoteinvestigator.com/2016/01/15/heard/
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> New York _Evening World_ 12 Dec 1892 p 5 col 1
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> ""Oh, that's nothing," declared Barrymore.  "On that big stage anybody can be obscene and not heard." "
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