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But if you don't know how easy it is, it looks like a curtain-raiser for manslaughter.

This, to be sure, is only the curtain-raiser to the pleasures to follow.

But its curtain-raiser, Dusk, is to be retained for the revival of Magic.

Maybe you could make a one-act tragedy out of it for a curtain-raiser.

He almost wished he had not followed the curtain-raiser with his own stronger drama.

It is my opinion that your part in the affair is only a curtain-raiser to graver things.

The curtain-raiser was over, and very nice too; now for the drama.

The actors in the curtain-raiser were returning to their dressing-rooms.

There was no curtain-raiser, and the first act was well constructed and interesting from the commencement.

They had made, Ted Hunter announced, a very short mystery reel which they would now run as a curtain-raiser to the main event.

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