Cinema: Acting Their Age

At a certain age, many movie actresses retire to television. Others grow old gracefully. And the best way an actress can do that—as two once glamorous screen queens made vividly evident last week—is to act her age.

In The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (Warner), Actress Vivien Leigh, now 48, not only admits her age; she exploits it. Her age and its problems, the problems of a woman young enough to want a man but too old to attract one, are the subject and substance of this picture, an adaptation of the only novel ever published by Playwright Tennessee Williams (TIME, Oct....

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