Post details: Sarah Bernhardt

10/13/07

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Sarah Bernhardt

Over 100 years ago the bishop of Chicago denounced actress Sarah Bernhardt as a "whore of Babylon." And what do you suppose her response was?

She sent the bishop $200 bux in a check, along with a thank you note. I'm not kidding!

"I am accustomed when I bring an attraction to your town to pay $400.00 on advertising," the actress explained.

"As you have done half of the advertising for me, I herewith enclose $200.00 for your parish."

Source: They Did What By Bob Fenster

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