People, Jul. 24, 1978

She is just sweet 13 but already Brooke Shields has played a prepubescent prostitute in Louis Malle's movie Pretty Baby. For her next role in Wanda Nevada, precocious Brooke is cast as an aspiring singer named Wanda who escapes from a Nevada orphanage and roams the West with a two-bit gambler named Baudray D'Emerillo (Peter Fonda). "I'm still playing the part of a girl who wants to be older, but this time there's none of that sex business involved," says Brooke. Even nicer, she has established a rapport with Co-Star Fonda, who also happens to be the director. "This is the...

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