Foreign News: The Cardinal & Caroline

Blonde Martine Carol, ex-wife of U.S. Actor Stephen Crane and France's No. 1 pin-up girl, has no hesitation about climbing in & out of her filmy clothes for the greater glory of Technicolor. Playing the skittish wife of a Napoleonic general occupying a northern Italian town in Un Caprice de Caroline Chérie, busty Martine bounces about in a low-cut bodice, splashes nudely in a shell-shaped bathtub, flits from moonlit gardens to candlelit bedrooms in a minimum of ninon.

Among Martine's previewers was a church group who reported to Pierre Cardinal Gerlier, archbishop of Lyon....

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