Most observers agree that Rainer won her Oscar as the result of her moving and poignant performance in just one, single scene in the picture, the famous telephone scene in which the broken-hearted Held congratulates Ziegfeld over the telephone on his upcoming marriage to Billie Burke while trying to retain her composure and her dignity. During the scene, the camera is entirely focused on Rainer, and she delivers a tour-de-force performance. Seventy years later, it remains one of the most famous scenes in movie history.
The fact is Burke is smarter than two thirds of the Western Australian Labor Party rolled togetherpaul keating
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting than fear. BurkeEdmund Burke
The die-hard opinions of George III couched in the language of Edmund Burke.stanley baldwin
Those who claim that Marx invented the ides of the class struggle should read not only his English socialist forerunners, but also a man like Burke.roll, eric, baron roll of ipsden
[Burke] emphasized that the new forms of politics, which hope to organize society around the rational pursuit of liberty, equality, fraternity, or their modernist equivalents, are actually forms of militant irrationality.roger scruton
...he was indebted to his right honourable friend [Edmund Burke] for the greatest share of the political knowledge he possessed, his political education had been formed under him, his instructions had invariably governed his principles.charles james fox
Many counterrevolutionary books have been written in favor of the Revolution. But Burke has written a revolutionary book against the Revolution.novalis
Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporters' Gallery yonder, there sat a Fourth Estate more important far than they all. It is not a figure of speech, or a witty saying; it is a literal fact, - very momentous to us in these times.
Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporter's gallery yonder, there sat a fourth estate more important far than they all.thomas carlyle
There is a similar quote by Edmund Burke that often leads to misattribution, "People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors." George Santayana The Life of Reason (1905-1906), Vol. I, Reason in Common Sense
"Thanks for your questions, Elijah Burke, but I like to keep my reasons for joining The New Breed to myself."phil brooks