Cinema: Apr. 21, 1961

Days of Thrills and Laughter. The third annual anthology of silent comedy, featuring, among others, Charlie Chase, Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks, is sure to provoke yards of yocks.

L'Avventura (in Italian). A tale of men suffering from the soul-sickness of despair, the film is a masterpiece of tedium, a parable of purgation.

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. Brilliant Newcomer Albert Finney battles society in the best British film since Room at the Top.

A Raisin in the Sun. Tenement realism about family life in Chicago's black belt bursts out in a writhing, vital mess.

Shadows. Earnest amateurs improvise an imperfect but powerful work...

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