'Becoming Cary Grant' Reveals The Self-Invention Of A Hollywood Icon. The new Showtime documentary Becoming Cary Grant traces the actor's journey from working-class England to Hollywood stardom.
Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Getty Images The new Showtime documentary Becoming Cary Grant traces the actor's journey from working-class England to Hollywood stardom. There's a classic moment in the romantic thriller Charade, when Audrey Hepburn says to Cary Grant in exasperation, "Do you know what's the matter with you? For decades, the whole world felt the same. The journey from Archie to Cary is the subject of Mark Kidel's enjoyable documentary, Becoming Cary Grant. Archie was born in working-class Bristol, England to a dapper, unreliable father and a hyper-ambitious mother, Elsie, who was ravaged by inner demons. In short order, the poor kid was shunted off to live with his grandparents.
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