New Faces: Pleasure Bumps

At 25, British Actor Michael Craw ford, knockabout champ of Broadway's boffo Black Comedy, has had enough movie successes (including The Knack and The Jokers) to be able to say with justifiable immodesty: "I expect to see Fame arriving next week in a little, neatly labeled package." The only thing that could waylay Fame would be for Crawford himself to wind up prematurely in a neatly labeled coffin.

Crawford's reverence for his own talent is exceeded only by his contempt for his own life. Even career stuntmen quake at his sight gags. In...

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