Cinema: The New Pictures, may 19, 1958

Too Much, Too Soon (Warner), a sort of woman-on-the-rocks chaser to I'll Cry Tomorrow, may make a lot of moviegoers feel that they have had one too many. The film is based on the best-selling autobiography (TIME, April 15, 1957) in which Actress Diana Barrymore (skillfully assisted by Author Gerold Frank) told in embarrassing detail about her troubles with booze and men. In the movie the booze flows a good deal more freely than the narrative, which reels along like a drunken monologue with a familiar moral: weak people should avoid strong drink.


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