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It Happened One Night (movie)
Stephen Frears likes his women strong
Stephen Frears likes his women strong

He came in from the rain wearing a scarf, tattered pants, unlaced canvas tennis shoes and a sweater somewhere between the colors of plum and rust. His hair looked like an approaching storm, and he had missed a spot shaving just above the collar. His publicist — he's not crazy about publicists — whispered a friendly warning: "Have you met Stephen before? He can be a bit dry, he has a dry sense of humor. British." Stephen Frears, the director, walked past the concierge, through a half-lighted, polished lounge at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills. He spotted a seat on a covered patio. The rain kept falling. He said he felt like Frank Sinatra, trotted out into the...

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