Posted by Peggy Haley on September 18, 1997 at 02:28:08:
In response to Mrs. Elton, written by Patricia on September 17, 1997 at 21:57:40
] ] ] I believe there is another film adaption of
] I'm curious about the accent of the Mrs. Elton character in Emma 3. It sounded almost American or like a bad imitation of an American accent. I would have thought that that was just how the actress spoke but she plays Mrs. Hurst in P&P2 where she does not have this peculiar accent. Did anyone else notice this?
Yes, I noticed this. I thought she must be an American actress, and they had cast her because (sigh) making the character American would set the seal to her vulgarity. Now that you say she's actually British, the theory seems even more likely.
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