Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 28, 1955

The Glass Slipper (M-G-M), Hollywood feels about as comfortable with Leslie Caron as a truck driver does with a beret—whatever it is, it's not normal. Everybody loved her in Lili (TIME, March 9' . 1953)) but what was it everybody loved? Was she pretty? Not by the usual U.S. standards. Could she act? In Lili it was hard to tell whether she was acting, or just doing what came naturally. "She's gamine," the critics said. The producers asked their wives what that meant, and decided that, as usual, the critics were wrong. A studio...

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