1 Now the curtain had been rung down forever, the footlights dimmed and the audience suddenly vanished, while the stunned old actor remained on his empty stage, waiting for his cues.
2 No, I suddenly found myself on the curtain, an actor, posturing and making futile gestures.
3 But the fact is that at the motion-pictures she discovered herself laughing as heartily as Kennicott at the humor of an actor who stuffed spaghetti down a woman's evening frock.
4 Mr. Schnarken was at various high moments a cook, a life-guard, a burlesque actor, and a sculptor.
5 Carol hinted that the play would be improved by cutting, but as every actor except Vida and Guy and herself wailed at the loss of a single line, she was defeated.
6 He's so good an actor that he convinces his own self.
7 If you didn't want to use me as an actor, I'd love to design the costumes.
8 On the screen, in the role of a composer, appeared an actor called Eric Valour.
9 It must have been a young man, and an active one, too, besides being an incomparable actor.
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10 And she was a thorough good sort, making him feel less of an audience, more of an actor, going round the Barn in her wake.
11 As far as she could judge, Mr. Crawford was considerably the best actor of all: he had more confidence than Edmund, more judgment than Tom, more talent and taste than Mr. Yates.
12 She did not like him as a man, but she must admit him to be the best actor, and on this point there were not many who differed from her.
13 The stage lost a fine actor, even as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime.
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14 When an actor I had, of course, learned all the secrets of making up, and had been famous in the green-room for my skill.
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15 Prince Vasili always spoke languidly, like an actor repeating a stale part.