Cinema: Masterpiece

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The movies have produced one of their rare great works of art.

When Laurence Olivier's magnificent screen production of Shakespeare's Henry V was first disclosed to a group of Oxford's impassive Shakespeare pundits, there was only one murmur of dissent. A woman specialist insisted that all the war horses which take part in the Battle of Agincourt should have been stallions.

The film was given its U.S. premiere-this week (in Boston's Esquire Theater).

This time, the horses engendered no com plaint. At last there had been brought to the screen, with such sweetness,...

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