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  • Nowadays melodrama is not good enough when with a little inconvenience one can watch a real murderer turn green round the gills, while an old gentleman in a black cap, himself rather pale, mumbles actor-proof lines about hanging by the neck until you are dead and may God have mercy on your soul.

    Death in Ecstasy

  • Even the critics -- therefore, not unnaturally, suspicious of an actress who was so beautiful, so beautifully dressed, so well supported, and so well outfitted with actor-proof plays even the critics conceded her ability.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume II

  • Even the critics -- therefore, not unnaturally, suspicious of an actress who was so beautiful, so beautifully dressed, so well supported, and so well outfitted with actor-proof plays even the critics conceded her ability.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise

  • This detached style is, in a way, actor-proof - you don't have to play the part particularly well, you simply have to say what's happening.

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  • Butz says he went online when he was first offered the part and couldn't find a bad review - evidence, he says, that "How I Learned to Drive" is "both actor-proof and director-proof."

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  • Slow to get going, stingy with the talk, this is not an actor-proof play.

    Variety.com

  • But it's like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes; everybody's done those parts, and in a way it should be actor-proof. "

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  • But it's like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes; everybody's done those parts, and in a way it should be actor-proof. "

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  • But it's like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes; everybody's done those parts, and in a way it should be actor-proof. "

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  • But it's like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes; everybody's done those parts, and in a way it should be actor-proof. "

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