Things People Say In Old Movies In Order To Prevent Another Character From Discussing Their Feelings For Even A Second

I know that you can’t draw sweeping generalizations about real-life behavior based on a passing familiarity with some of the more successful films of the 1930s or whatever, but oh my God, did they ration “talking about feelings” along with sugar? At this point I’m used to old-timey fictional characters refuse to tell anyone else that they’re dying (some…

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