Despite his fearsome reputation Susanna Foster
remembered 'Jack Pierce' as being a sweet caring man that took the time to teach her how to apply her makeup to best suit her features, despite the fact that he was not assigned to work with her. Any time that he saw her where she was not made up as he had suggested he would pretend to be mad and tell her off, saying "You are not doing what I said". See more
[Upon hearing about a thief in the opera house
Call the police at once! This must be stopped!
Monsieur, I'm afraid the police can't stop that. It's he.
[VEREHERES begins to make gestures at his nose and chin
Oh, please. Don't start that nonsense again, Vercheres. At your age, you ought to know that there aren't any ghosts.
Monsieur, you are skeptical, but I don't like ghosts. I'm a busy man.
Oh, our brilliant stage manager insists there's a malicious ghost prowling about the ...
MARTHA (Act III, opera excerpt)
Written by Friedrich von Flotow
Lyrics translated by William von Wymetal
Sung by Nelson Eddy
, Jane Farrar
(dubbed by Sally Sweetland
), Susanna Foster
& company See more