Saturday, 25 September 2010

Same ole shtick

It took a while - not too long - before the gangster costume drama replaced the old petticoats, riding crops and top-hatted accoutrements[*] of the cloned Austin, Brontë, Dickens and Hardy big budget routines. Still, they kept the trollops.

[*] Or prairies, wagon wheels and gingham depending on the side of the pond.

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