Cinema: The New Pictures, may 26, 1958

Ten North Frederick (20th Century-Fox). Sex is the fire of life to Author John O'Hara, and through the fire his characters must pass to their destruction or salvation. But sex, at the rate O'Hara burns, is way too hot for the average U.S. movie exhibitor to handle; and so the producers of this picture, based on O'Hara's latest bestseller (TIME, Nov. 28, 1955), have carefully put out the fire with a steady stream of eyewash -most of it, as a matter of fact, squeezed out of the soggier sections of the book.

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