New Movies: Boom!

This film makes it official: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor—presumably under pressure of their duties as symbols of Married Love and Gracious Living—have given up acting for entertaining. Or rather, trying to. They display the self-indulgent fecklessness of a couple of rich amateurs hamming it up at the country-club frolic, and with approximately the same results.

To follow up their camp version of Dr. Faustus (TIME, Feb. 11, 1966), Boom! is their incredibly retitled camp version of Tennessee Williams' The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore. If possible, it is worse. Faustus at least had Marlowe's mighty lines, but Milk Train...

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