Radio: A Woman Scorned

Every time the BBC's lady film critic took the air, MGM's edgy London staff winced. When Critic E. (for Eileen) Arnot Robertson reviewed MGM's The Green Years, it was the last straw. "When will Hollywood learn," she asked, "that to make everything larger, louder and lumpier than life is simply to diminish its effects?"

Next day the men of M-G-M barred Miss Robertson from its previews, and asked BBC to silence a voice that it felt was "completely out of touch . . . unnecessarily harmful to the film industry." Critic-&-Author (Four Frightened People)...

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