Cinema: Mar. 31, 1961

Shadows. John Cassavetes' improvised film about Negroes, whites and others in Manhattan is a flawed but significant piece of folk art.

Love and the Frenchwoman (in French). The Old Wave—sophisticated samplings of sex—returns with a cine-manthology of the seven ages of woman.

The Hoodlum Priest. A crude but telling Christian cops-and-robbers story that ends with the robber condemned to the gas chamber, and guilt assigned to all.

The Absent-Minded Professor. Walt Disney, who went delightfully to the dogs with 101 Dalmatians, scores again with a wacky science-fiction farce about Neddie the Nut and his...

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