Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 14, 1957

Les Girls (MGM) will unquestionably be remembered by millions as La Girl, and Kay Kendall is her name. Up till now she has been famous only as that girl who blew the trumpet in Genevieve and in real life got married to Rex Harrison (TIME, July 1); but with the release of this picture she stands up on her own true feats to be counted as a major star. She is probably the most beautiful and deft comedienne the British have produced since the late Gertrude Lawrence.

Tall (5 ft. 9½ in.), slender, exquisite Actress...

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