Cinema: Once Over Golightly

Breakfast at Tiffany's (Paramount). Holly Golightly, as Truman Capote described her in his peekaresque short story, was a sort of sophisticated migratory worker. She traveled from nightspot to nightspot, giving pleasure where she pleased, digging gold where she found it. Pleasure and pay never stood in a direct relation, but when Holly asked for powder-room money, she generally got $50.

Yet sometimes, thin and overdrawn, the poor child would come home from work in the whee hours of the morning with a wicked case of "the mean reds." For this condition, a sort of moral hangover, there was only one cure. She...

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