Clever Girl — Said by Sean Connery (Twice) and a LOT of Other People Too

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 2:34 pm

How many times have women characters in movies been called “clever girls?” Well, here’s a remarkable compilation.

It’s an interesting compliment, because it’s praising and kind of diminishing at the same time, though in some of these cases there seem to be meta quote marks around it. I wonder why it is so prevalent, though.

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