Cinema: Stock Offering

SIDNEY SHELDON'S BLOODLINE

Directed by Terence Young Screenplay by Laird Koenig

This movie consists almost entirely of shots of people getting on and off private jets or limousines. The actors are also frequently seen entering rooms and offices that are meant to pass as the haunts of the rich and powerful but actually look rather tacky. When the film finally gets around to dialogue, it is mostly about the advisability of making a public stock of ering for a family-held pharmaceutical house — a topic whose entertainment possibilities are soon exhausted. All but one of the unappetizing characters are in...

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