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document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); To facilitate a faster, more accurate estimate, please provide the following information in the Notes section of your request: For further assistance, please call us during business hours (9 AM to 6:00 PM ET) at 800.895.8210. In: Hampton, Marian E. & Barbara Acker (eds.) ]Z?oA{1Mj.u 72? 28 Feb 2023 21:22:43 [18] From the 1920s to 1940s, the "World English" of William Tilly, and his followers' slight variations of it taught in classes of theatre and oratory, became popular affectations onstage and in other forms of high culture in North America. Fiona and her quiet banker husband Nick are having Bernie Greenfield, an indie film producer from New York, and his wife Lori over for dinner at their London home. Katherine Hepburn also struggled with the transition. @keyframes ibDwUVR1CAykturOgqOS5{0%{transform:rotate(0deg)}to{transform:rotate(1turn)}}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq{--sizePx:0;font-size:4px;position:relative;text-indent:-9999em;border-radius:50%;border:4px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyTextAlpha20);border-left-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);transform:translateZ(0);animation:ibDwUVR1CAykturOgqOS5 1.1s linear infinite}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq,._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq:after{width:var(--sizePx);height:var(--sizePx)}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq:after{border-radius:50%}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq._2qr28EeyPvBWAsPKl-KuWN{margin:0 auto} ( ( Instead of saying internet [some] Americans will frequently say 'innernet.' Okay, heres the pitch. 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You hear it in old Hollywood films from the 1930s and 1940s. endobj endobj And Mill says, Tom, Im an abolitionist, ya wanna make something of it? @0c }YEO! E/N}i['q[&Kc2pdGo3iDk\l:wiLDap1*OipLgo(_P@eQd> D+_nfsyf&[lnvfs%>CT2o@tXBIj u/Xf*Kh67uXG~nV+jkY0SCgA75M I find it easier to understand when the pronunciation is spelt out (like you have in your comment). She starts using the Transatlantic accent at the 2:12 . [3][55] Skinner, who referred to this accent as Good (American) Speech or Eastern (American) Standard, described it as the appropriate American pronunciation for "classics and elevated texts". Look up people speaking in transatlantic accents on YouTube and watch them all, try to repeat every word they say right after they say it, it's not a perfect way but it's worked well enough for me in the past with different accents. And it isn't like most other accents - instead of naturally evolving, the Transatlantic accent was acquired. ( (With fake accent.) ._3bX7W3J0lU78fp7cayvNxx{max-width:208px;text-align:center} JFIF ` ` C <> Soon, the accents inherent classism began to be rejected. What was once the "transatlantic accent" was the accent often heard spoken in American movies from the 1940s and earlier. (She yanks a comb through her hair as she says each name. video file (mov) BTS Roller Skate Shoot. Although it has disappeared as a standard of high society and high culture, the Transatlantic accent has still been heard in some media in the second half of the 20th century, or even more recently, for the sake of historical, humorous, or other stylistic reasons: The Mid-Atlantic accent was carefully taught as a model of "correct" English in American elocution classes,[6] and it was also taught for use in the American theatre prior to the 1960s, after which it fell out of vogue. [54], American cinema began in the early 1900s in New York City and Philadelphia before becoming largely transplanted to Los Angeles beginning in the mid-1910s, with talkies beginning in the late 1920s. In the New York metropolitan area, particularly including its affluent Westchester County suburbs and the North Shore of Long Island, other terms for the local Transatlantic pronunciation and accompanying facial behavior include "Locust Valley lockjaw" or "Larchmont lockjaw", named for the stereotypical clenching of the speaker's jaw muscles to achieve an exaggerated enunciation quality. Am I overdressing? [14], Vocal coach and scholar Dudley Knight describes how the Australian phonetician William Tilly (n Tilley), teaching at Columbia University from 1918 to around the time of his death in 1935, introduced a version of the Mid-Atlantic accent that, for the first time, was standardized with an extreme and conscious level of phonetic consistency. By accepting all cookies, you agree to our use of cookies to deliver and maintain our services and site, improve the quality of Reddit, personalize Reddit content and advertising, and measure the effectiveness of advertising. 183K views 2 years ago Female voice over talent, Susannah Kenton, nails the elusive Mid-Atlantic/Transatlantic accent, aka Neutral English, Global, Non-regional, European English,. Beyond that: pronouncing the "h" sound in wh- words (wHat, wHy); phonating the "yie" sound after t, d, n, l and s (Tuesday --> TYOOsdih); and speaking of Tuesday, words ending in a y will usually go to an "ih" sound. video file (mp4) Running/Tennis . ( (Snapping.) The Trans-Atlantic Accent (or the Mid-Atlantic Accent) was a style of speech taught in affluent schools along the East Coast and in Hollywood Film Studios from the late nineteen tens until the mid-forties. 3 0 obj Yes, you would do, wouldnt you. ). "[53], When the 20th century began, classical training for actors in the United States explicitly focused on imitating upper-class British accents onstage. Grow up or live on both sides of the Atlantic (but that can lead to even stranger accents, like those of Loyd Grossman and Madonna). For the first time ever, the voices of cinema superstars started to be heard on the big screen. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} My Fair Lady Audition Monologues Please choose one! ._3oeM4kc-2-4z-A0RTQLg0I{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between} [8][9][10], In the 19th century and into the early 20th century, formal public speaking in the United States focused primarily on song-like intonation, lengthily and tremulously uttered vowels (including overly articulated weak vowels), and a booming resonance. It sound. <> Dumb and Dumber. Soon enough, mastery of the accent became a prerequisite for actors trying to break into the industry. Probably the most salient feature of the transatlantic accent is its non-rhoticity, also called "/r/-lessness" for its lack of pronounced r's at the end of words like car, butter, or fear.Those words would sound like cah, buttah, or feah.. 73K views 1 year ago In this video I'll show you 5 main features of the Transatlantic/Mid-Atlantic Accent, plus a bonus feature. ( The Transatlantic dialect is frequently mistaken for British because of those open vowels as well as a reduction in "r-coloring" - for example, the word "carpenter" will sound like "CAH-pen-teh" (unless the next word begins with a vowel, in which case the r may be elided with that next word). 2015. 10 0 obj ._3K2ydhts9_ES4s9UpcXqBi{display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%} Were gonna bond with these swell people. Linking R is used, but Skinner openly disapproved of intrusive R.[90][91] In Mid-Atlantic accents, intervocalic /r/'s and linking r's undergo liaison. I learned about this accent from Amy Walker's "21 Accents" video on YouTube. Professional voice actors will ensure high-quality performances that audiences understand far and wide. Studia Linguistica Universitatis Iagellonicae Cracoviensis, 2021(4), 227-245. [4], It is also possible that a clipped, nasal, "all-treble" acoustic quality sometimes associated with the Mid-Atlantic accent arose out of technological necessity in the earliest days of radio and sound film, which ineffectively reproduced natural human bass tones. In its prime, though, the accent was a symbol of the idealized nature of television and film. ( ( Yet presidents William McKinley of Ohio and Grover Cleveland of Central New York, who attended private schools, clearly employed a non-rhotic, upper-class, Mid-Atlantic quality in their public speeches that does not align to the rhotic accents normally documented in Ohio and Central New York at the time; both men even use the distinctive and especially archaic affectation of a "tapped r" at times when r is pronounced, often when between vowels. ( Yes, well have to show them where all the McDonalds are, and take them to the Guinness Book of Records Museum. It makes perfect sense. (p. 15), harvp error: no target: CITEREFFletcher2013 (. ( Hot Chick. 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Clara Bow, a superstar of the twenties, famously hated talkies, and in 1930, at only twenty-five years old, her career came to an abrupt end when she was admitted to a sanatorium. Sociolinguist William Labov et al. Through the success of a couple of breakthrough actors notably lacking the Trans-Atlantic accent including Jimmy Stewart and Humphrey Bogart Americans finally began to see themselves reflected on the big screen. Anderegg, Michael. (Fake Yank accent.) This includes just over half who were raised specifically in New York (most of them New York City) and five of whom were educated specifically at the independent boarding school Groton in Massachusetts: Franklin Roosevelt, Harriman, Acheson, Alsop, and Auchincloss. So perhaps VE, short for Vehicular English, would . <> Old School. ( Rather, it's an accent that was taught to actors and announcers. Orson Welles, Shakespeare, and Popular Culture. Columbia University Press. Copyright [2023] Mighty Actor, DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS), DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS), LOVE AND MARRIAGE AND ALL THAT STUFF (SHERRY), FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE (UNDINE), JIHAD JONES AND THE KALASHNIKOV BABES (CASSANDRA), MRS. GILHOOLEYS BUNGALOO (MRS. GILHOOLEY), BY FAITH ALONE (MRS. FREDERICK BELMONT-TOWERS), THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT (SAINT MONICA). (Incredulous.) Janet Barrow writes about the places where language meets history, culture, and politics. [45] "Linking r" appears in Roosevelt's delivery of the words "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"; this pronunciation of r is also famously recorded in his Pearl Harbor speech, for example, in the phrase "naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan". The Mid-Atlantic accent, or Transatlantic accent, [1] [2] [3] is a consciously learned accent of English, fashionably used by the late 19th-century and early 20th-century American upper class and entertainment industry, which blended together features regarded as the most prestigious from both American and British English (specifically Received Watch a load of 1940s films. ( "Franklin D. Roosevelt and the American Theatre Standard: The low vowels". This type of pronunciation is called the Transatlantic, or Mid-Atlantic, accent. But with a little work, and maybe some more source material (and higher quality no doubt), I think accents are certainly doable. And Carlyle says, yeah, John, I think the wogs on the Jamaican plantations should stay slaves. To give you an actual definition, though, the transatlantic accent is an acquired accent developed during the 1930-40s for the use of theater, film, and radio programs. Why were all these rich people cultivating faux-British accents? President William Howard Taft, who attended public school in Ohio, and inventor Thomas Edison, who grew up in Ohio and Michigan of modest means, both used natural rhotic accents. :tL.0{%gZ>_cl ! Skinner approved of the -day suffix (e.g. ", "Philip French's screen legends: Cary Grant", "Lane, Hamlisch among Theater Hall of Fame inductees", "Tom Lehrer Is Not Dead! } !1AQa"q2#BR$3br ( What we got here is boy meets girl, boy is impotent, girl is frigid but they get over it! <> NP%q[l1mF#;]'6ijkWP jXkxq l@U$Kq >q${>OR[-@l- 8u:Bp;?Yuea)ILDX}xN{4hvq|t[[Q1/m&=>Gi0,Ar=VG^; When she says Bernard, she pronounces it the British way: BUH-nud. Its frightful! ( The longer a sentence gets, the greater the amount of "shift" in the accent. Lots of actors used to speak in that way to be appealing to audiences in the UK and the US. [14] The related term "boarding-school lockjaw" has also been used to describe the accent once considered a characteristic of elite New England boarding school culture. https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/08/language-mystery-when-did-americans-stop-sounding-this-way/243326/. If you're really serious about learning a new dialect, learn IPA. The codification of a Mid-Atlantic accent in writing, particularly for theatrical training, is often credited to Edith Warman Skinner in the 1930s,[4][54] a student of Tilly best known for her 1942 instructional text on the accent: Speak with Distinction. w !1AQaq"2B #3Rbr Happy learnin'! When she quotes him, she lapses into a fake American accent again. 2. Home Beyond Words The Trans-Atlantic Accent: The Rise and Fall of a Hollywood Trend. Does anyone else's internal monologue have the Transatlantic accent sometimes? "A Midsummer Night in the OC" by D. Tupper McKnight "A modern interpretation of the jealous maiden, Helena's. The lack of r's in transatlantic English partly due to the fact that during its development, the prestige accent of Great Britain, known as Received . Guest[30] Joseph Alsop,[31][32][33] Robert Silvers,[34] Julia Child[35] (though, as the lone non-Northeasterner in this list, her accent was consistently rhotic), and Cornelius Vanderbilt IV. YY-a?KcE=-XbsYQ^;Ixm)TI I%6I%FGpsPA =]KG{[I_061Yu3i{^\ ( ( Check out our monologue archive below for more monologues. Why should it surprise you hes interested? Its ironic, actually. [90] The vowels // or // do not undergo R-coloring. Cant have a sexless marriage, lady. endobj Therefore, tense and lax vowels before /r/ are typically only distinguished by the presence/absence of //. Whether you abhor the accent for its woeful pretentiousness or adore its trilling, all-treble sound, I think we can all agree on one thing: the era of the Trans-Atlantic accent gave us some pretty incredible cinema. This transatlantic trajectory resulted in an accent that couldn't be pinned to a map. Always make sure the breath is properly supported by the diaphragm, and the jaw is REALLY dropped/relaxed enough for the breath to fully resonate through those nice, open vowels. New York. This means that people in the United States were taught to speak in this voice. <> ._1QwShihKKlyRXyQSlqYaWW{height:16px;width:16px;vertical-align:bottom}._2X6EB3ZhEeXCh1eIVA64XM{margin-left:3px}._1jNPl3YUk6zbpLWdjaJT1r{font-size:12px;font-weight:500;line-height:16px;border-radius:2px;display:inline-block;margin-right:5px;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;vertical-align:text-bottom;white-space:pre;word-break:normal;padding:0 4px}._1jNPl3YUk6zbpLWdjaJT1r._39BEcWjOlYi1QGcJil6-yl{padding:0}._2hSecp_zkPm_s5ddV2htoj{font-size:12px;font-weight:500;line-height:16px;border-radius:2px;display:inline-block;margin-right:5px;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;vertical-align:text-bottom;white-space:pre;word-break:normal;margin-left:0;padding:0 4px}._2hSecp_zkPm_s5ddV2htoj._39BEcWjOlYi1QGcJil6-yl{padding:0}._1wzhGvvafQFOWAyA157okr{font-size:12px;font-weight:500;line-height:16px;border-radius:2px;margin-right:5px;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;vertical-align:text-bottom;white-space:pre;word-break:normal;box-sizing:border-box;line-height:14px;padding:0 4px}._3BPVpMSn5b1vb1yTQuqCRH,._1wzhGvvafQFOWAyA157okr{display:inline-block;height:16px}._3BPVpMSn5b1vb1yTQuqCRH{background-color:var(--newRedditTheme-body);border-radius:50%;margin-left:5px;text-align:center;width:16px}._2cvySYWkqJfynvXFOpNc5L{height:10px;width:10px}.aJrgrewN9C8x1Fusdx4hh{padding:2px 8px}._1wj6zoMi6hRP5YhJ8nXWXE{font-size:14px;padding:7px 12px}._2VqfzH0dZ9dIl3XWNxs42y{border-radius:20px}._2VqfzH0dZ9dIl3XWNxs42y:hover{opacity:.85}._2VqfzH0dZ9dIl3XWNxs42y:active{transform:scale(.95)} [5] Cary Grant, who arrived in the United States from England at age of sixteen,[62] had an accent that was often considered Mid-Atlantic, though with a more natural and unconscious mixture of both British and American features. Examples of individuals described as having a cultivated New England accent or "Boston Brahmin accent" include Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.,[note 1] Charles Eliot Norton,[37] Samuel Eliot Morison,[38] Harry Crosby,[39] John Brooks Wheelwright,[40] George C. Homans,[41] Elliot Richardson,[42] George Plimpton (though he was actually a lifelong member of the New York City elite),[43] and John Kerry,[44] who has noticeably reduced this accent since his early adulthood toward a more General American one. .ehsOqYO6dxn_Pf9Dzwu37{margin-top:0;overflow:visible}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu{height:24px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu{border-radius:2px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:focus,._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:hover{background-color:var(--newRedditTheme-navIconFaded10);outline:none}._38GxRFSqSC-Z2VLi5Xzkjy{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT{border-top:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);cursor:pointer;padding:8px 16px 8px 8px;text-transform:none}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT:hover{background-color:#0079d3;border:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-body)} In Frasier, its humorously employed by the snobbish Crane Brothers; in The Hunger Games, its used by Effie Trinket, a haughty, over-the-top member of the superfluous upper-class. . Hell have a handshake thatll crush every bone in your fingers, wait and see. No! /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/IdCard.ea0ac1df4e6491a16d39_.css.map*/._2JU2WQDzn5pAlpxqChbxr7{height:16px;margin-right:8px;width:16px}._3E45je-29yDjfFqFcLCXyH{margin-top:16px}._13YtS_rCnVZG1ns2xaCalg{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:400;line-height:18px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex}._1m5fPZN4q3vKVg9SgU43u2{margin-top:12px}._17A-IdW3j1_fI_pN-8tMV-{display:inline-block;margin-bottom:8px;margin-right:5px}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY{border-radius:20px;font-size:12px;font-weight:500;letter-spacing:0;line-height:16px;padding:3px 10px;text-transform:none}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY:focus{outline:unset} ( (Nervous, mustering.) Edith skinner. ( You see, there is absolutely no trace of this accent arising naturally. But really, the best way is to listen and repeat, as someone already mentioned. Although most of its speakers including Julia Child, Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Bette Davis, and Norman Mailer hailed from the Northeastern United States, the accent they shared could hardly be called a regional dialect. [48] Self-help author and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has a unique accent that, following her participation in the first 2020 presidential debate in June 2019,[49][50][51] was widely discussed and sometimes described as a Mid-Atlantic accent. 9 0 obj Hollywood studios encouraged actors to learn this accent into the 1940s. endobj If theyre in the film industry theyll ooze Hollywood wherever they live, trust me. A bit of shagging, of course. [63] Humorist Tom Lehrer lampooned this accent in a 1945 satirical tribute to his alma mater, Harvard University, called "Fight Fiercely, Harvard". It's Karissa! For the native dialect of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, see, A similar but unrelated feature occurred in RP. stream But if his company puts up more than half the funds, you can bet theyll have their sweaty little hands all over the film. Mill was an intellect, and American culture is all about celebrating stupidity, just switch on Jerry Springer. Strange, then, that other famed male. [17], World English as a phonetically consistent version of Mid-Atlantic pronunciation was advocated most strongly from the 1920s to the mid-1940s and was particularly embraced in this period within Northeastern independent preparatory schools mostly accessible to and supported by aristocratic American families. Its release signaled the end of the silent film era and the ushering in of sound films. ._2ik4YxCeEmPotQkDrf9tT5{width:100%}._1DR1r7cWVoK2RVj_pKKyPF,._2ik4YxCeEmPotQkDrf9tT5{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center}._1DR1r7cWVoK2RVj_pKKyPF{-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center;max-width:100%}._1CVe5UNoFFPNZQdcj1E7qb{-ms-flex-negative:0;flex-shrink:0;margin-right:4px}._2UOVKq8AASb4UjcU1wrCil{height:28px;width:28px;margin-top:6px}.FB0XngPKpgt3Ui354TbYQ{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-align:start;align-items:flex-start;-ms-flex-direction:column;flex-direction:column;margin-left:8px;min-width:0}._3tIyrJzJQoNhuwDSYG5PGy{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;width:100%}.TIveY2GD5UQpMI7hBO69I{font-size:12px;font-weight:500;line-height:16px;color:var(--newRedditTheme-titleText);white-space:nowrap;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis}.e9ybGKB-qvCqbOOAHfFpF{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;width:100%;max-width:100%;margin-top:2px}.y3jF8D--GYQUXbjpSOL5.y3jF8D--GYQUXbjpSOL5{font-weight:400;box-sizing:border-box}._28u73JpPTG4y_Vu5Qute7n{margin-left:4px} Speech patterns like this ended up helpful for none other than radio communicators. [52] An article from The Guardian, for example, stated that Williamson "speaks in a beguiling mid-Atlantic accent that makes her sound as if she has walked straight off the set of a Cary Grant movie. ( The Trans-Atlantic Accent (or the Mid-Atlantic Accent) was a style of speech taught in affluent schools along the East Coast and in Hollywood Film Studios from the late nineteen tens until the mid-forties. ._12xlue8dQ1odPw1J81FIGQ{display:inline-block;vertical-align:middle} ( 6 0 obj Listen to a clip of a Hitchcock movie (or any example of Transatlantic), write out a few phrases, and keep listening and repeating so that you can notate on your piece of text where the changes are from your own native dialect. @keyframes _1tIZttmhLdrIGrB-6VvZcT{0%{opacity:0}to{opacity:1}}._3uK2I0hi3JFTKnMUFHD2Pd,.HQ2VJViRjokXpRbJzPvvc{--infoTextTooltip-overflow-left:0px;font-size:12px;font-weight:500;line-height:16px;padding:3px 9px;position:absolute;border-radius:4px;margin-top:-6px;background:#000;color:#fff;animation:_1tIZttmhLdrIGrB-6VvZcT .5s step-end;z-index:100;white-space:pre-wrap}._3uK2I0hi3JFTKnMUFHD2Pd:after,.HQ2VJViRjokXpRbJzPvvc:after{content:"";position:absolute;top:100%;left:calc(50% - 4px - var(--infoTextTooltip-overflow-left));width:0;height:0;border-top:3px solid #000;border-left:4px solid transparent;border-right:4px solid transparent}._3uK2I0hi3JFTKnMUFHD2Pd{margin-top:6px}._3uK2I0hi3JFTKnMUFHD2Pd:after{border-bottom:3px solid #000;border-top:none;bottom:100%;top:auto} Look for 'David Allen Stern', he has a bunch of accent-coaching CDs. (Stopped short.) ALTA offers a variety of language services, including translation, interpreting, language training, and more. 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Buckley Jr. talk like that? I should know, I have to read their cinema trade papers. Directors liked the accent for its neutrality and sophistication, which made it easy to use in films that werent setting-specific. Early recordings of prominent Americans born in the middle of the 19th century provide some insight into their adoption or not of a carefully employed non-rhotic Mid-Atlantic speaking style. !(!0*21/*.-4;K@48G9-.BYBGNPTUT3? [57] As used by actors, the Mid-Atlantic accent is also known by various other names, including American Theatre Standard or American stage speech. In America there was a slightly tweaked version known as the Mid-Atlantic or Transatlantic accent.This was a consciously learned blend of English RP and Standard American popular among boarding schools, actors, and Hollywood.Think of Cary Grant's distinctive plummy tones, or if you prefer a retrospective example, Pete Campbell in Mad Men. 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