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Submitted by Neal Lofthouse
Kathleen Byron - A Pain in the Neck?

Neal says by way of an introduction to the piece ...

Part of a column from 'Picturegoer' November 4th 1950.

The article is illustrated by a picture of Kathleen with David Farrar resting his head on her shoulder, presumably from the Small Back Room.

Love Scenes Just "Poison"

Picturegoer's Studio Round-up finds Kathleen Byron with a pain in the neck - and all for love !

By John Bretton

Love scenes - they've helped to send more young actresses than you can count to the top. And they've kept many a front-line actress from sliding to second place. But for Kathleen Byron - you saw her not so long ago in The Reluctant Widow and Prelude to Fame - screen passion is spelt "poison".

"Love scenes, I'm afraid, give me a pain in the neck," Kathleen told me at Nettlefold. She'd just slipped off the set fresh from clinches with Peter Reynolds for one of the current Nettlefold pictures 'Four days'.

"Invaribly, to get the right camera angle," she says, "I have to bend over backwards for twenty minutes or so, or stand on one leg, or something just as awkward".

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