BiBorn Yesterday 1950 Judy Holliday William Holden Comedy Drama
Born Yesterday is a finely crafted tale of greed, corruption and the ultimate price that must be paid by those that believe they can manipulate the law and the government by for and of the people.
Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford
Director: George Cukor
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tagline: Judy’s Oscar Winning Role!
Story Line. Uncouth, loud-mouth junkyard tycoon Harry Brock descends upon Washington D.C. to buy himself a congressman. He brings with him his mistress, an ex-showgirl named Billie Dawn. Brock hires newspaperman Paul Verrall to see if he can soften Billie’s rough edges to make her more presentable in capital society. But Harry is in for a surprise. Billie absorbs her lessons in U.S. history and realizes Harry is a two-bit, corrupt crook and falls in love with her handsome tutor.
Born Yesterday went on to receive five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. The only award went to Judy Holliday for Best Actress. This is a brilliant movie you don’t want to miss.
This movie is in full screen Black and White with a run time of 103 minutes.
Did you know?
In 2012, this film was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
You may also enjoy It Should Happen to You, starring Judy Holliday.
Sample Video from Born Yesterday
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