Television: A Kitten Purring Beethoven

Oscar night is an involuntary collaboration between DeMille and DeSade. As the television cameras pan the contestants and the critics pan the show, muscles twitch, words are flubbed, sweat drenches dinner jackets and gowns. No such problems are likely to bother Geneviève Bujold. Nominated for her starring role opposite Richard Burton in Anne of the Thousand Days, the Canadian actress can hardly wait for the eve of April 7. "I like moments of density," she says. "The odds are heavily against me. But even if I lose, the moment of loss will stay with...

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