Cinema: Bored Game

THE LAST OF SHEILA

Directed by HERBERT ROSS Screenplay by STEPHEN SONDHEIM and ANTHONY PERKINS

Besides their friendship with Clinton, the Sadistic Movie Producer (James Coburn), the six people he has invited for a week's cruise of the Mediterranean have other things in common: they are faintly pathetic has-beens and never-weres in the film business; each has his or her sordid little secret (homosexuality, alcoholism, an old shoplifting charge, etc.); all but one were present the night Clinton's gossip-columnist wife Sheila was killed by a hit-and-run driver outside his Bel Air home and can reasonably be suspected of the crime.

Clinton, like the Laurence...

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