Cinema: THE BEST PICTURES OF I960

AMERICAN

THE APARTMENT. The sourly funniest U.S. comedy since 1959's Some Like It Hot—which also starred Jack Lemmon and was also directed by Billy Wilder.

COME BACK, AFRICA. Director Lionel Rogosin, who shot this picture secretly in South Africa, has produced an honest, impartial, heart-harrowing study of an average Negro's life in the black hole of Johannesburg.

ELMER GANTRY. Burt Lancaster, faultlessly directed by Richard Brooks, roars down the sawdust trail like hell on wheels in this trashy, flashy but grandly entertaining cinemadaptation of the classic Sinclair Lewis satire on that old-time religion....

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