Sir Ambrose Abercrombie, a distinguished British actor and leader of the British enclave in Hollywood, primarily concerned about keeping up the image of his country in the eyes of Hollywood.

In the next scene, Abercrombie and other British expatriates are discussing Hinsley's suicide and the funeral arrangements. Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002. MGM was interested in adapting Waugh's novel Brideshead Revisited (1945). The Loved One was written as a result of Evelyn Waugh's trip to Hollywood in February and March 1947. Sir Ambrose Abercrombie visits housemates Dennis Barlow and Sir Francis Hinsley to express his concern about Barlow's new job and how it reflects on the British enclave in Hollywood, which is also taken as an announcement of Barlow's impending exclusion from British society.
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The magazine wrote "The freshest part of Mr. Waugh's story is the part which refers to the English in Hollywood, and we wish, wistfully, that he had concerned himself more exclusively with that theme.