Cinema: No Better Than It Should Be

Walk on the Wild Side (Columbia). "I want to sit and drink with a man," snarls the high-fashion New Orleans harlot (Capucine) to the lesbian madam (Barbara Stanwyck), "not with you!" The madam gasps: "You're being perverse!" She doesn't know the half of it. Suddenly the shameless hussy runs off to marry a "po' buckra" boy (Laurence Harvey) from the backblocks of Texas who can't possibly provide as nice a house as the one she has been living in. Indignant, the madam collects her bullyboys and gives chase. The pigeon refuses to fly back...

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