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Quotation by Sarah Bernhardt
I have often been asked why I am so fond of playing male parts.... As a matter of fact, it is not male parts, but male brains that I prefer.
Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923), French actor. The Art of the Theatre, ch. 3 (1924).
Bernhardt played, among other male characters, Hamlet and the title role in L'Aiglon, by Edmond Rostand.
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