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Subject: Re: Noteworthy Opera/Vocal Reissues
From: Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 1 May 2017 07:23:18 -0400
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Except for one thing - that is not a Bob Rideout quote.
And Max D. Winter dud mot say it was.

Words matter!

Bob

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:

> It's truly funny how that line has been so misheard in such astounding
> proportions over the
> years. (Much like the made-up "play it again, Sam," which is not ever said
> verbatim
> anywhere in Casablanca.)
>
> Garbo never said "vhant." She said the regular English word "want." There
> are plenty of
> youtube clips of her saying the line (in its 3 different incarnations)
> from Grand Hotel.
>
>
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:59:12 -0400, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> >Bob Rideout wrote:
> >But on the recording, her "I-Vhant-To-Be-
> >Alone!" delivery of "Voglio vederlo!" is a hoot.
>
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