Cinema: Baby Makes Three

LOVIN' MOLLY

Directed by SIDNEY LUMET Screenplay by STEPHEN FRIEDMAN

Molly Taylor is a free spirit somehow blooming in a wasteland Western landscape. In the beginning—way back in 1925—a reasonable, ambitious rancher named Gid Frey loves her, but he is not "silly" enough for her taste. His buddy, Cowboy Johnny McCloud, also loves her, but he is too silly—or shiftless—for her. So she marries a real no-count whose fate (he dies a couple of years later) is no matter because before, during and after her marriage, Molly gives separate but equal bedroom time to her two true loves. In the process she bears...

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