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Review: 'Salome'

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The story by Jesse L. Lasky Jr and the screenplay by Harry Kleiner, change and embroider the Biblical tale of the girl who danced for King Herod and caused the beheading of John the Baptist. More…

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Review: 'I Vitelloni'

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Federico Fellini, long a scripter, in his second feature film satirizes the 'wastrels', the do-nothing sons of middle-class Italian provincials whose life ranges from schoolroom to poolroom. Beyond…

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Review: 'The Desert Rats'

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Battle of Tobruk is fought in The Desert Rats as a followup, but not a sequel, to The Desert Fox, the 1951 Field Marshal Rommel feature. Picture is a rather impersonal account of warfare that lacks…

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Review: 'Never Let Me Go'

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Adapted from a novel [Came the Dawn ] by Roger Bax, yarn focuses attention on the problem of Soviet brides. Clark Gable plays an American newspaperman who weds a Russian ballerina (Gene Tierney), but…

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Review: 'Genevieve'

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The 'Genevieve' of the title is a vintage 1904 car which has been entered for the annual London-to-Brighton rally by its enthusiastic owner (John Gregson). His wife (Dinah Sheridan) hardly shares his…

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Review: 'The Wild One'

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Inspired by an episode when a mob of youths on motorcycles terrorized a Californian town for an entire evening, this feature is long on suspense, brutality and sadism. Marlon Brando contributes…

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