CINEMA: Time Listings, Sep. 28, 1959

The Blue Angel. The 29-year-old Dietrich dazzler updated, with sultry Swedish Actress May Britt as the Berlin Lorelei whose siren song lures West Germany's Box Office Idol Curt Jurgens onto the rocks. Dietrich did it better.

The Magician (Swedish). Writer-Director Ingmar Bergman's latest public fantasy, full of sharp physical images and foggy symbols; the story of a mid-19th century Mesmer and his touring Magnetic Health Theater, whose members include his wife (Ingrid Thulin), masquerading as a male helper, his witch-grandmother, an ailing actor and an oversexed coachman.

The Man Upstairs (English). A...

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