Cinema: A Matter of Innocence

The sexual awakening of an adolescent movie star has long been a profitable screen attraction. Hayley Mills, who got her first screen kiss at the age of 18 in The Truth About Spring, lost her virginity to holy wedlock last year in The Family Way. In A Matter of Innocence, the baby fat is really in the fire: she takes a lover, without even being in love with him.

This time Hayley plays a bespectacled ugly duckling who accompanies her rich and awful aunt (Brenda de Banzie) on a trip to the mysterious East....

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