Best Quotes by Jessie Matthews

By | February 16, 2016

I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance.

Jessie Matthews

When I first began, the technicians, camera and makeup men made me feel so self-conscious that I began to have the biggest inferiority complex about my looks.

Jessie Matthews

I dreaded doing close-ups.

Jessie Matthews

For a London play, rehearsal time would be four weeks for the entire show. In films, I’d spend six weeks on the big dance numbers to get them perfect before the actual shooting.

Jessie Matthews

In films, the fact that you can always do a scene again takes a load off your mind, enabling you to strive for perfection, which I always wanted.

Jessie Matthews

I collaborated on most of my dance numbers, literally 50/50, with the choreographers I worked with.

Jessie Matthews

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