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?A world full of ignorant people is too dangerous to live in.?
Paul Verral

A 1946 play by Garson Kanin, Born Yesterday is also best known for its 1950 film version directed by George Cukor. The play opened with Judy Holiday, who won an Oscar as Best Actress for the film version where she stared with Broderick Crawford and William Holden.

The story concerns Harry Brock, an unscrupulous tycoon who wants even more money. To do that, he desires to buy the favors of a few congressmen. Unfortunately, his girlfriend Billie is completely lacking in social skills; to remedy this, he hires journalist Paul Verral to give her an education. Unfortunately for him, he didn't count on her realizing just what kind of man he is.

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