Cinema: Nov. 23, 1962

Gypsy. In this stripsnorter of a show adapted from the Broadway musical abstracted from Gypsy Rose Lee's autobiography, Rosalind Russell is marvelous as a stage mother whose daughter can't act, but is pretty good at takeoffs.

Period of Adjustment. Jim Hutton and Jane Fonda are fun in this sappy screen version of Tennessee Williams' "serious comedy" of postmarital relations.

II Grido. A mournful little movie, made in 1957, in which Italy's Michelangelo Antonioni first fumbles with the material he later handled so powerfully in L'Avventura.

Billy Budd. Herman Melville's didactic tale has been...

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