Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl & Sibyl

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Sibyl” was a popular made-for-TV-movie starring Sally Field as a profoundly schizophrenic girl named Shirley Ardell Mason, who supposedly had 16 separate personalities.  Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your point of view) the story was a fraud:

Please try to keep in mind that what you see in the film is only very loosely based on the real events in the life of Shirley Mason. The novel by Flora Schreiber is not a psychiatric case history. It is a fictionalized narrative, exaggerated for shock value, and the film even more so. It is not representative of the real Shirley Mason, her group, or her therapy. Films such as Three Faces of Eve and Sybil and shows like The United States of Tara should not be viewed as educational: they are not representative or models of “how a real multiple acts”.

[Image found here. Quotation from here.]

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2 Responses to “Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl Sibyl & Sibyl”

  1. planetross Says:

    I’m glad you included the quote.
    I’ll tell the others.

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    plane– Just right click, copy, paste, and hit send all. That way we’ll all get it.

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