Cinema: Oct. 27, 1961

West Side Story. Broadway's long-running choreoperetta, despite some sick-sick-sick pseudo sociology, makes a big, fast, exciting cinemusical.

Loss of Innocence. The mood and melodrama of bittersweet 16 are evoked with irony and charm in this British adaptation of Rumer Godden's thriller of sensibility, The Greengage Summer.

Breakfast at Tiffany's. Holly Golightly, a prominent expense accountess of Manhattan's lower mobility, came off Truman Capote's pages as a sextravert; she comes off the screen, in Audrey Hepburn's performance, as a sintrovert; but the film is fairly funny anyway.

Macario. A gifted Mexican director and cameraman make...

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