Cinema: Dec. 1, 1961

The Five-Day Lover. France's Philippe de Broca (The Love Game) has produced a minor comic mattresspiece in which hero (Jean-Pierre Cassel) and heroine (Jean Seberg) tear up the sheets with hilarious abandon; but then at the last minute, the director figuratively draws the sheets over the lovers' faces—the contemporary bedroom, he seems to be saying, is a morgue.

A Summer to Remember. The Soviet film industry, which has recently been testing products of high entertainment yield and low propaganda fallout (Ballad of a Soldier, Fate of a Man), now releases a warm and...

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