SHOW TALK: Squints & Slaps

¶ Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer squints down into the refracted psyche of a young man who craves other young men, uses his mother and beautiful cousin as bait (TIME, Jan.11). Last week a House subcommittee studying pornography and obscenity in U.S. films wanted to know how the film version of Summer had slipped past the Hollywood Production Code. "You can read homosexuality into it," testified Motion Picture Association President Eric Johnston, "or you can read incest, if you wish, if your mind goes along those channels. But I don't think there...

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