Cinema: Also Showing

Love Is Better Than Ever (MGM) works at a strenuous little plot about a dewy-eyed New Haven dancing teacher (Elizabeth Taylor), who is out to hook a blase Broadway agent (Larry Parks). In the course of her campaign, she 1) annoys him by publicly announcing their nonexistent engagement, 2) gets him tangled up in a troupe of twirling moppets at a dance recital, 3) taunts him with being a "flesh peddler." Elizabeth Taylor, ineptly striving for comic form, reveals a photogenic figure, but Parks falls flat on his farce. Completed early in 1951, Love...

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