Singing in a dialect and "Authentic pronunciation" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Oct 5 14:46:33 UTC 2010

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> >
> > I can recall some English people decades ago remarking on Peter
> > "marvelous" ability to mimic an "American" accent (as though there
were just
> > one).

His portrayal of President Merkin Muffley in Dr. Strangelove was pretty

> >
> > Some actors of a later generation are indeed brilliant at dialects,
> > however.  I especially remember Londoner Emily Loyd as a Kentuckian
girl in
> > _In Country_ (1988).

I've always been impressed with Robin Wright Penn's Southern dialect in
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