Cinema: Newsreel, Oct. 31, 1955

¶Paris moviegoers were flocking to see Marty after critics raved that at last Hollywood was showing the fascinating spectacle of an authentic U.S. working-class milieu. But there were some dissenting opinions. Wrote the critic of the longhair Cahiers du Cinema: "In its attempt at neorealism, Marty reveals what daily life is like for the relatively prosperous working-class American . . . I was terrified. This 'American Way of Life' seemed like a foretaste of hell."

¶To celebrate the impending release of his movie, Sincerely Yours, Pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace threw a party at his new San Fernando Valley home. Mamma...

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