Cinema, Television, Theater, Books: Jun. 9, 1961


The Young Savages. The plot is straight from Hollywood's pasteboard jungle, but the documentary scenes of punks and finks roaming through Manhattan's tenement-glutted, garbage-strewn juvenile jungle carry the authority of the headlines.

Violent Summer (in Italian). An old wave film of a short, sensuous, foredoomed affair played out in Fascist Italy.

The Secret Ways. Richard Widmark on the run from Communist baddies produces a film full of gunplay, torture, capture and escape, escape and capture.

On the Double. Danny Kaye wastes himself on a witless script built around a potentially funny idea, but...

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