Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 28, 1960

The World of Suzie Wong (Ray Stark; Paramount). The prostitute is the muse of the movies. When business is bad, she is invoked by producers who hope that commercial sex will bring the customers back in slavering hordes. This fall, what with the special distraction of politics and the usual competition of new television shows, movie business has been sluggish. Reaction: a demi-epidemic of pictures about prostitution, the most severe of recent years. Now showing in the U.S.: Never on Sunday, Butterfield 8, Girl of the Night, Port of Desire, Rosemary. And last week Suzie Wong, the biggest (it cost $4,000,000,...

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