Show Business: Hooker Hooked

When she was "just a child" of eleven, her ambition was to be a lawyer and, perhaps, President of the U.S. Now a self-assured 13, Jodie Foster wants instead to be "a very good actress," a goal for which she is almost frighteningly well endowed. What hooked her on acting as a career was the movie Taxi Driver (TIME, Feb. 16), a florid melodrama of Manhattan's streets that is mostly memorable for Jodie's portrayal, as to the bordello born, of the trick-wise twelve-year-old whore.

A sheltered, studious Los Angeles tomboy, diminutive (5 ft.)...

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