Actors: In Total Demand

He has a face like a bloodhound that has just eaten an escaped convict, an image that was once permitted on movie screens only if the dog died in the end. But movies are artier than ever, and the rough features of Anthony Quinn, which have long hidden a consummately skillful actor, are in total demand. He is a leading man now, in films and on Broadway too. Rich and nearly 50, he talks like a teen-aged kid who has just been told he made 700 on his college boards.

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