Cinema: Born Yestiday

U.S. audiences who sometimes complain that they cannot follow the rich accents of British movie stars could read a sprightly retort from the other side last week. Wrote the London Spectator's Film Critic Virginia Graham, in a bittersweet review of Born Yesterday: The stars' performances "leave nothing to be desired—that, at least, is the impression left by this film, an impression which it is extraordinarily clever of it to make seeing that, as it is written in Bronx, only one out of every ten words is comprehensible. I remember once being similarly impressed by a film in Chinese."


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