Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 10, 1958

Party Girl (Euterpe; MGM) is a caricature of an old-fashioned gangster picture, done in a clever but vulgar style. All the usual features are there, but all are comically exaggerated. The Little Caesar (Lee J. Cobb) is a sentimental old sweetie-pie with a heart almost as big as his sneer, who passes out diamond-crusted cigarette cases as if they were candy bars, gets a schoolboy crush on a studio still of Jean Harlow, and in fact has only one fault. He frequently rubs people the wrong way: out. The Big Mouthpiece (Robert Taylor), with...

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