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Born Yesterday
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(54 ratings)
7.7 IMDB rating

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Judy Holliday

Judy Holliday

Emma 'Billie' Dawn
Broderick Crawford

Broderick Crawford

Harry Brock
William Holden

William Holden

Paul Verrall
Howard St. John

Howard St. John

Jim Devery
Frank Otto

Frank Otto

Eddie
Larry Oliver

Larry Oliver

Congressman Norval Hedges
Barbara Brown

Barbara Brown

Mrs. Hedges


Written by
Garson Kanin

Garson Kanin

(play)
Albert Mannheimer

Albert Mannheimer

(screenplay)


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BORN YESTERDAY [1950 TRAILER]

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An old classic

3 years, 1 month ago at Mar 16 9:02
Judy Hollyday looks gorgeous and gives a very good perfomance. A part from that, it is a rather harmless and innocent but rather dull picture. As it is a classic, it is still worth a look.
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Description: Judy Holliday is a riot as the blissfully ignorant girlfriend of a controlling scrap iron tycoon (Broderick Crawford) who hires journalist William ... Full DescriptionHolden to tutor her to smooth out the rough edges. Yet the tables get turned in this winning romantic comedy on just who-is-controlling-whom. BORN YESTERDAY is based ... (more)
Release date: 28 May 1951
UPC: 043396014398
Comedy (6), Romance (4), 1950s (2), 1950 (2), Drama (2), Black & White (2), HQ (1), 50's (1), Best Lead Actress Oscar (1), 501 Must-See (1), Talkies (1)
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"Stars: Judy Holliday & William Holden Released: 25 December 1950Box Office: $4.1m (US) Rotten Audience: 86%"


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"#24 Watched September 10th - Library DVD - 1st Viewing "This country and its institutions belong to the people who inhibit it." - Billie Dawn Born Yesterday is a comedy in the vein of Educating Rita and My Fair Lady about a corrupt, arrogant millionaire who hires a man to help educate his unrefined fiance and gets more than he bargained for. - it is pretty funny in parts and I really liked Judy Holliday's performance, which brought to mind Lesley Ann Warren's in Victor/Victoria - I also lik"


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"The scene of uncouth millionaire junk dealer Harry Brock (Broderick Crawford) playing a silent game of gin rummy with his dumb-blonde, ex-chorus-girl, unrefined mistress Billie Dawn (Judy Holliday); the sound of Billie's unabashedly vulgar, shrill, stupid-sounding, Betty Boop-like voice; Billie's ignorance about the difference between a peninsula and penicillin, but her increased intelligence after being tutored by Paul Varall (William Holden) - i.e., Harry Brock: "Shut up! You ain't gonna be te"


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" Plot: A million dollar Tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette. Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance Director: George Cukor Stars: Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, William Holden -----} Trailer"


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