Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 31, 1960

Never on Sunday (Melinafilm; United Artists) is a rambunctious little politico-philosophical fable about The Virtuous Whore and The Quiet American. Written, produced and directed by Jules (Rififi, He Who Must Die) Dassin for a sum ($125,000) that would scarcely pay the light bill on the average Hollywood feature, Sunday has been playing to packed houses in Paris since last May. The title song of the picture is one of Europe's top tunes these days, and for her work as the leading lady-of-the-evening Greece's Melina (Stella) Mercouri was proclaimed 1960"s best cinemactress at the Cannes Film Festival.

The plot of the picture seems...

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