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Oscar Levant
1906-1972 (Age at death: 66 approx.)

Oscar Levant (27 December 1906 - 14 August 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and actor. He was more famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, than for his music.

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I've been handling press relations for Madame Nhu....She's brilliant. She's the Sandra Dee of South Vietnam. You know, if I were cast on a desert island with Madame Nhu, I'd quickly make friends with the natives.
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Later I was sitting with a some of the other patients, who were sophisticated women but all unattractive-looking. One of them made ashtrays. These hospitals encourage work with the hands. This woman had a brilliant husband but she didn't want to leave the hospital. I think she was competitive with him. In the hospital, her ashtrays got rave notices.
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My behavior has been impeccable. I've been unconscious for the last six months. I've been doing extensive research in inertia.
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