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Katharine Hepburn’s video interview : acting is like buying furniture

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn was surely among the four or five most prestigious and famous actresses of the last century. In an interview during a popular American show, the Dick Cavett Show, ┬áDick Cavett, TV reporter, asked her if she did not regret acting in a film without being paid properly. She answered that the satisfaction of having done a work that remains is such, that financial compensation is secondary. Katharine Hepburn added: “It’s like buying a beautiful piece of furniture, when I look at it, my pleasure is such that I never think about the money spent.”

As Dick Cavett replies, that he often hesitates to buy furniture because of the price, the actress does not hesitate to qualify its attitude as “stupid”.

Buying furniture compared to acrtng, it’s new and really quite flattering for us office furniture professionals …

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