EVERY DAY EXCEPT CHRISTMAS (Lindsay Anderson, 1957)

Those of us who aren’t English know Covent Garden from two great British films: George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion (Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard, 1938) and Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy (1972). It is the vast wholesale marketplace in London to which fresh produce—“boxes of lettuce and baskets of mushrooms”—and botanical plants and flowers are brought daily from diverse […]