But you know we were Quakers. We said ‘yea and nay’ and ‘thee and thou’ and applied every Scriptural injunction literally. I went to a Friends school and we lived very quietly.
Poor old William Penn and all my illustrious ancestors turned over in their graves, I suppose, when we left the home in Philadelphia that had been ours for fifty years and went to Seattle, Washington. And when I took dancing lessons and went later to Los Angeles and into the movies, they must have simply writhed in distress. But if they could have seen me in New York!