Cinema: Cinema, Dec. 12, 1955


¶ Producer-Director John Huston announced plans to film Jean Anouilh's The Lark, using a new English translation of the original script rather than the adaptation by Christopher Fry which played in England or Lillian Hellman's adaptation now playing on Broadway. Huston picked French Star Suzanne Flon (Moulin Rouge) for the Joan of Arc role, now played on Broadway by Julie Harris.

¶ Analyzing television's threat to the movies, the Hollywood Reporter offered one more proof that no audience will pay to see on the screen what it can see free at...

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