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Оскар Левант

Дата рождения: 27. Декабрь 1906
Дата смерти: 14. Август 1972


О́скар Лева́нт — американский актёр, комик, телеведущий, пианист и композитор. Был известен своим едким и саркастичным характером, что снискало ему славу остроумного актёра. Шутки Леванта собственного сочинения часто можно было услышать в фильмах с его участием, а также на радио.

Снимался в таких фильмах, как «Рапсодия в блюзовых тонах» , «Американец в Париже» , «Вождь краснокожих и другие…» и многих других.

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Цитаты Оскар Левант


„I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.“

—  Oscar Levant
As quoted in Memorable Quotations: Jewish Writers of the Past (2005) edited by Carol A. Dingle.

„My last picture for Warners was Romance on the High Seas. It was Doris Day's first picture; that was before she became a virgin.“

—  Oscar Levant
The Memoirs of an Amnesiac (1965) http://books.google.com/books?&id=yWcIAQAAMAAJ&q=%22My+last+picture+for+Warners+was+Romance+on+the+High+Seas+It+was+Doris+Day%27s+first+picture+that+was+before+she+became+a+virgin%22&pg=PA192#v=onepage A later paraphrase of this appeared in The Wit and Wisdom of Hollywood (1972) by Max Wilk: "I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin."

„It certainly will be if you are still around.“

—  Oscar Levant
In response to Gershwin's query, "I wonder if my music will be played a hundred years from now"; as quoted in "George the Ingenuous" by Alexander Woolcott, in Cosmopolitan (November 1933); reprinted in Ch. IV: "'...A Young Colossus...'" https://books.google.com/books?id=ATcjgQTx0uIC&pg=PA45#v=onepage&q&f=false from Gershwin Remembered (1992) by Edward Jablonski, pp. 44-45 If George is around, it will. (This version was recounted by Howard Dietz in Dancing in the Dark (1974), p. 61, in response to a virtually identical query—i.e. as to whether Gershwin's music would still be played in 100 years—posed by Newman Levy.)


„I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients.“

—  Oscar Levant
As quoted in Memorable Quotations: Jewish Writers of the Past (2005) edited by Carol A. Dingle.

„Once he makes up his mind, he's full of indecision.“

—  Oscar Levant
On President Dwight D. Eisenhower, as quoted in The Nastiest Things Ever Said about Republicans (2006) by Martin Higgins, p. 83.

„It's not a pretty face, I grant you. But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.“

—  Oscar Levant
Describing himself, in lines he contributed to An American In Paris (1951), although officially credited to Alan Jay Lerner, as told in The Memoirs of an Amnesiac (1965); also quoted in The Dictionary of Biographical Quotation of British and American Subjects (1978) by Richard Kenin and Justin Wintle, p. 485.

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