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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!