Show Business: The Gatsby of Benedict Canyon

The hottest movie in the U.S. right now is Survive! In three weeks it has grossed $6 million, and it may rank with the nastiest 90 minutes ever to appear on the screen.

Survive! is a quickie rip-off of a quickie ripoff. Exploiting the 1972 plane crash in the Andes in which 16 of the 45 Uruguayans aboard survived by eating the flesh of those who had died, a Mexican company brought out an instant tamale version of the saga. Allan Carr, 39, an epicene Hollywood talent manager and promoter, snapped up the film for...

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