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Elisabeth Bergner's memories of Barrie's sister Maggie, and how she was so frightened of the telephone that she poured tea into it!
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I met his sister, she stayed with him 2-3 times. And you know there was something funny about her. You won't believe it, you wouldn't believe it! When he was out, and she was in the house alone, and the telephone rang, she went and put the kettle on and poured tea in the telephone. She was terrified of the telephone. She was terrified of the telephone. And he had told me that, you put tea in the telephone Maggie, you put tea in the telephone? Yes, she said, it made me so nervous! (laughs)