Cinema: Bed & Beard, International

Greenwich Village Story is about Brian and Genie, who live together in a borrowed loft. They are painfully in love and hopelessly beat. Brian is writing a book called Get Ready to Crawl. "I don't care who reads it," says Brian. "I just care what it says." Genie is a dancer. She practices on the roof with a plastic geranium for inspiration.

Brian and Genie live a life crammed with riots ("Hey—you kids coming over to the Square for the fallout protest?"), romance ("So who gets married?") and rationalization ("People call us beatniks. I suppose we do look wild."). For kicks there...

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