The talented actress showing the range of emotions was Lugene Sanders, who played the teen daughter Barbara “Babs” Riley in TV’s “Life of Riley,” which ran on NBC from 1953-1958.
How to laugh: Laughing girl (1955)
How to Be a Girl, by Susan Bennett Holmes
Laughter is a serious thing. Hoot if you must, but strict attention should be paid to how you laugh and when. It is the barometer of your emotional state.
Precisely put, laughter is a form of behavior. It is the behavior which expresses the emotion of mirth. There is nothing like laughing for the digestion, it says in the book at our right hand.
A laughing girl can put away gallons of lovely glop, with no trouble, apparently. A laughing girl is a gay girl. She has a sense of humor about herself, a merry attitude toward life, which carries her up and over many of its difficulties. The thing to be is a laughing girl!
Unfortunately, the name of laughter is given to much that is far from mirth. A lot of our so-called laughter expresses nervous, unpleasant feelings…
Shown: Lugene Sanders, who plays the daughter in TV’s “Life of Riley”
How to laugh: Types of laughter
- The Spontaneous Burst
- The Loud Guffaw
- The Girlish Giggle
- The Helpless Oh Dear
- The Narrative Thread
- The Laugh for Pure Joy