Origin of matinée
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In the old days of fame, matinee-idol actors and pin-up picture actresses may have been dim bulbs.
The crowd at the matinee showing I went to of Of Mice and Men was comprised of many young kids—mostly female.
At this point, Franco says an abrupt “goodbye” and rushes off to the theater for a matinee performance.
While the humans are entertaining enough in this Provencal matinee, the bird is the star.One Perfect Summer Day in Virginia Woolf, Saul Bellow and Others|Matt Seidel|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So we did a matinee Sunday afternoon and then went straight from the matinee to the awards.John Gallagher Jr., Star of ‘Newsroom’ and ‘Short Term 12,’ Is Hollywood’s Nicest Guy|Kevin Fallon|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was still money in her purse, and her next temptation presented itself in the shape of a matinee poster.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
From him I learned that the occasion was neither a full-dress ball nor a chance gathering of a jour fixe, but a musical matinee.
Franchomme, whom I questioned about the matinee at the Marquis de Custine's, had no recollection of it.
You see mamma and I met Judith Blount one afternoon at a matinee just before college opened.Molly Brown's Sophomore Days|Nell Speed
Not long after this matinee experience—perhaps a month—Mrs. Vance invited Carrie to an evening at the theatre with them.Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser