Movies Abroad: Everymantis

To become international film stars, Europeans once had to learn English, and all the Marlene Dietrichs, Paul Munis, Charles Boyers, Ingrid Bergmans, Peter Lorres and Maurice Chevaliers did so. But now it is different. As ruins go, Hollywood is smoking more and enjoying it less, while the most renowned motion pictures of the present are being made by Europeans and Asians. Hence there is a new phenomenon—the movie idol who is adored throughout the U.S. in much the same way that Clark Gable was once admired from Saipan to Tangier. The greatest of...

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