M. J. Walker

Helpful votes received on reviews: 48% (21 of 44)
Location: France


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,943,699 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 44
Cluny Brown [1946] [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Charles Boyer
Cluny Brown [1946] [DVD] DVD ~ Charles Boyer
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3.0 out of 5 stars The question of accent, 11 Nov 2009
A charming film in some ways, with some characteristic cameos & subordinate roles. But oh dear, what is the explanation of the heroine's American accent, when her uncle is a cockney plumber? Jennifer Jones makes almost no effort to conceal her country of origin (or the fancy makeup she claims she's not wearing). Helen Walker is excellent (good accent) as the blasé aristocrat, Richard Haydn ditto as the prune-faced chemist, but I spent the film wondering about the problem alluded to above and whether, if Cluny Brown had had a London twang, the donnée of the script would have been possible at all, since the misunderstandings at the beginning about her class status could not have… Read more