People, Dec. 27, 1976

Back in Rome after moviemaking in Montreal, Actress Sophia Loren, 42, has a new role as a grandma−or at least a step-grandmother to husband Carlo Ponti's first grandchild. Loren's work in Montreal involved family matters of a different kind. In Angela, a modern version of the Greek tragedy Oedipus at Colonus, she plays a restaurant waitress who loses her infant son to Mafia kidnapers. Years later, the long-lost lad, played by Steve Railsback, 30, accidentally meets up with Mom and, presto, some Oedipal complexities develop. Sophia can only hope she will avoid such...

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