Sept. 19, 1984: Sally Field discusses the humiliation she felt while on ‘The Flying Nun’

Field said she did not feel like an “artist” during her time on the TV show.
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Transcript for Sept. 19, 1984: Sally Field discusses the humiliation she felt while on ‘The Flying Nun’
I was born and the doctors say you have a girl and she's an actor and put a little thing around my arithmetic girl actress. Describe the whole experience of doing flying them. I was I was having a hard time with that emotionally I think I would of had a hard time with that if I were going to college I think I would it would have been difficult. Play the transition for me but that I was dressed as a narron every day. And that I was doing work that that was rather humiliating for me when in months my heart I was an art Harris to you know I had all my. All my wants and everything from junior high and high school and as a child were. Work isn't as an artist a mean really acting work and now this this work was. I was sort of a joke. And and that's not to say that the people who like the series were we're down I mean it was a cute little theories but. It was the feeling that people made fun of it and I didn't know the difference between them making fun of the shell and making fun of me. When I decided to drop out of television if it wasn't any sort of noble idea I'm going to you know. Strike could not work again until it's right it's just because the things I was optimist so ridiculously easy to say. I kicked lupus. Which you understood that he really did understand I don't. Need to do that to survive and I really want something else. Yeah I I realized that I wasn't I wasn't going after mind you mean you and I was. I was too young to knock go after my dream. Would you change about you if you could change something about yourself real. She. I really don't know what would it change. Significant change anything and not that I and that pleased with my south but. I think is a part of me that says I better be pleased with myself cousin is on got.

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