Waterloo Bridge
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Given the omnipresence of the Motion Picture Production Code in 1940, the second film version of Robert E. Sherwood's Waterloo Bridge would have to be laundered and softened to pass muster. In the original, made in 1931, the heroine is nothing more or less than a streetwalker, patrolling London's Waterloo Bridge during World War I in hopes of picking up the occasional soldier. She falls in love with one of her clients, a young officer from an aristocratic family. Gently informed by the young man's mother that any marriage would be absolutely impossible, the streetwalker tearfully… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"Let there be no doubt about it. Vivien Leigh is as fine an actress as we have on the screen today. Maybe even the finest, and that's a lot to say."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"A glossy MGM weeper. A chick flick from the golden era."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Glossy, sanitized remake of the brilliant 1931 James Whale film"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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