Cinema: Sep. 8, 1961

Blood and Roses. Filmed at the Emperor Hadrian's villa outside Rome under the direction of Roger Vadim (And God Created Woman), this eerie tale of a lady vampire is the most subtle, careful and beautiful of the current crop of chillers. With Mel Ferrer.

Homicidal. Made in imitation of Hitchcock's Psycho, it surpasses its model in structure, suspense and sheer nervous drive.

The Honeymoon Machine. It is really the Hollywood machine, in a rare moment of felicitous clank, turning out the slick, quick, funny film for which it was designed—in this case about three young...

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