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"In making films Mrs. Crawley has all the problems of a Hollywood director in getting just the right expression and the right reaction at the proper moment. (Most of her films are carefully written in advance, and must be directed exactly according to prepared scripts.) After the age of about two, Mrs. Crawley finds children are usually extremely conscious of the camera and are inclined to show off when it's their turn to act. It takes a lot of skill to get them to act normally—skill and sometimes skulduggery."
-- Cecile Starr


Source:
Starr, Cecile. "Movie-making mother." Saturday Review, August 8, 1953. (p. 36)