Cinema: Wild & Woolly

Something Wild (Prometheus; United Artists) is somewhat woolly. Director Jack Garfein and Novelist Alex Karmel are listed as the men who wrote the movie, but it plays as though the script had been done by three other people.

Like Tennessee Williams, for one. The picture begins with a casual case of rape. The victim is a college girl (Carroll Baker, in private life Mrs. Garfein) who goes skipping through a New York City park alone after dark. When she comes to, she tidies her clothes, staggers home, sneaks upstairs past her prudish parent (Mildred...

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