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matinee idol

  • n  someone who is adored blindly and excessively
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  • Theater review: 'Present Laughter' a sophisticated escape
    Michael Cumpsty. / TRTC Written bySir Nöel Coward as a vehicle for his own multifaceted talents, the 1939 comedy “Present Laughter” has proven irresistible to many of the larger-then-life leading men of stage and screen, who find in its portrait of an aging matinee idol (and the people in his frantic orbit) just the sort of send-up they can sink their teeth into.
    June 16, 2013 -

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