At times, the popular British press seems to look on the U.S. as a wide-screen immorality play of freaks and fools, wantonness and wealth. Some recent samples of wild-eyed British reporting on the U.S.:
¢ A Hollywood milkman, snickered the Empire News, "drives a horse-drawn cart through the streets, crying the familiar 'Milk-ho' before the homes of the famous on Sunset Boulevard."
¢ So essential to the American ego is the claim of having seen South Pacific, reported Drama Critic W.A. Darlington of the Daily Telegraph, that a flourishing black market deals in the show's old ticket stubs.
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