The Theater: Big Funny, Small Funny

If someone is going to put a wet diaper in your hand, pick Sandy Dennis to do it. The girl makes it seem like some sort of unpublicized honor. A delectable scatterbrain, she appears to be permanently stalled somewhere between bed and breakfast. Sandy is one of life's winning losers. Her eyes imply that the tear ducts were installed first, and her voice box quivers with a heart broken in transit. Perhaps she is every father's illusion of a vulnerable daughter. Count her a big funny plus in a small funny British comedy import called How the Other Half Loves.

Ditto: Phil...

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