Movies: Oscar Bound

Why is Brigitte Bardot "petrified with fear?" And why is B.B. making her first U.S. visit with a score of wigs (so she will pass unnoticed) and 50 dresses (so she will be noticed)? Because Viva Maria is premiering. Why has Thunderball's Director Terrence Young dropped in on New York from London? Because Thunderball is premiering (see CINEMA). And why is British Actress Julie Christie reducing photographers to awed silence as she peels down to her slip? Because Doctor Zhivago is premiering, along with a dozen other big films this month.

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