The New Pictures, Mar. 5, 1945

On Approval (Gainsborough-English Films), an English comedy starring Beatrice Lillie, may or may not win general U.S. approval. It is pleasant at all times, and very funny in spots, but nine-tenths of it is enjoyable in proportion to your pleasure in the cliches of drawing-room dialogue, setting, character, gesture and costume of a departed day.

On Approval is "a daring modern comedy" written by Frederick Lonsdale in 1927 and set "in grandmother's day." It has been adapted for the screen by Actor Clive Brook, who also produced it, directed it (beautifully), and...

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