Cinema: Unnatural Acts

THE SAVAGE IS LOOSE

Directed by GEORGE C. SCOTT

Screenplay by MAX EHRLICH and FRANK DE FELITTA

Watching this movie is like visiting a friend in intensive care. Terrible damage has already been done, and the prognosis for recovery is uncertain.

In recent interviews, George C. Scott announced that he has given up acting. (Anyone who caught his performances in The Day of the Dolphin and Bank Shot would know that he must have reached his decision long before the official announcement.) Scott wants now. he says, to devote himself to directing. His most noticeable...

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