People, Dec. 29, 1975

That contented-looking fellow is Actor Burt Reynolds, starring as a backwoods Southern moonshiner in a new film titled Gator. The half-clad lady bending backward to please him is Actress-Model Lauren Hutton, playing an investigative reporter who falls into Burt's clutches. The movie, which is due for release next year, gives Reynolds his first chance to direct, and Co-Star Hutton, at least, says he did all right. "He was able to accept ideas from the actors; he even accepted some of mine," she reports. And what about that love scene, Lauren? "I kept asking...

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