Tag: Richard Quine

Judy Holliday Essay - Born Yesterday

The Irresistible Bulldozer: Judy Holliday’s Brief Comic Swing

“Holliday’s persona is one of shrewdness in the face of unrelenting condescension; she perfected the art of playing the outwardly ditzy blonde who lulls those around her into taking her lightly.”

Seeing Double: Richard Quine’s ‘Pushover’

“As a largely disregarded noir B-side, ‘Pushover’ deliberately recalls its more famous predecessor, playing upon audience expectations of MacMurray’s screen persona to create an experience of déjà vu.”