Movies: New York Is a Foreign Festival

With the opening of the fourth annual New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center only a month away, a tabulation was made of this year's entries. There will be one picture each from Russia, Spain, Japan, Hungary, Yugoslavia and Belgium, two from Italy and France, and four from Czechoslovakia, which has lately become a hotbed for avant-garde films (TIME, July 29). Fine, but how many were entries from Hollywood, which makes movies-that-are-better-than-ever? Answer, as of last week: none.

That was curious indeed, since a supporter of the New York Festival is the...

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