“Well, we have. Tell me something about yourself.”
“I’m an actress. No—not the kind you’re thinking of. I’ve been on the boards since I was a kid of six—tumbling.”
“I beg your pardon,” I said, puzzled.
“Haven’t you ever seen child acrobats?”
“Oh, I understand!”
“I’m American born, but I’ve spent most of my life in England. We’ve got a new show now—”
“My sister and I. Sort of song and dance, and a bit of patter, and a dash of the old business thrown in. It’s quite a new idea, and it hits them every time.