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Delicioso cine clásico. Otra comedia "Ealing style", de humor aparentemente trivial, que resulta incisivo y convencional al mismo tiempo. Espléndidas interpretaciones de un guión sin fisuras, repleto de diálogos mordaces, que nos hacen sonreir y disfrutar de la velada sin prejuicio alguno+++
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In the years after World War II, there emerged from the Ealing Studios of England a series of comedies so dry and droll, so literate and cynical, that the phrase "Ealing comedy" described them and no others. Many starred Alec Guinness, then in his 30s, so anonymous in appearance that he was told by an early teacher, "you will never make an actor." It was like that until the end of his days; once, while dressed as Hitler for a costume fitting, he stepped outside and failed to raise the eyebrow of a passing policeman. While the other great actors of his generation--Olivier, Gielgud, Richardson--attracted crowds wherever they went, Guinness could, he reported, go to the cinema without ever being asked for his autograph.
A class can be taught comparing British and American manners using only Kind Hearts and Coronets and The Family Jewels. These aren't great films, but they are honest to the culture and time from which they originate. Jerry Lewis's 1965 film could be read as a remake-in-reverse of Robert Hamon's 1949 Ealing Studios comedy.