Cinema: Newsreel, may 16, 1955

¶ Cinemactress Ruth Roman sailed for England to star in a new film version of Macbeth that sounded more like Mickey Spillane than Shakespeare. Said Actress Roman: "We're doing Macbeth on a sex basis. I'm playing a slut (Lily Macbeth). Joe Macbeth (Paul Douglas) is a gangster who turns yellow and leaves the killing up to Lily. I'll do it with a revolver. We thought a knife would be too bloody."

¶ Two German movie companies announced that they will produce films about the unsuccessful July 20, 1944 plot against Hitler. German producers in the...

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