Cinema: The New Pictures, may 30, 1960

Crack in the Mirror (20th Century-Fox) was produced by Darryl Zanuck, a great man for the special angle. As production boss of 20th Century-Fox, he made plenty of splash and cash with controversial pictures about insanity (The Snake Pit), anti-Semitism (Gentlemen's Agreement) and the color line (Pinky). Since setting up as an independent producer, he has made or sponsored films about interracial romance (Island in the Sun), impotence (The Sun Also Rises), homosexuality (Compulsion), and a man who was crazy about elephants (The Roots of Heaven). In Crack in the Mirror, a murder meller made in Paris,...

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