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Cinema: No Time for Sargent's

Harlow was one of the most lurid and luminous love goddesses Hollywood ever had. But never in her 26 importunate years—she died in 1937 of uremic poisoning—was...

Books: Funny Girl

BACHELOR GIRLS by Wendy Wasserstein Knopf; 209 pages; $18.95 Wendy Wasserstein is funny. She must be funny. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for writing funny...

Books: Better Left Unsaid

HARLOW by Irving Shulman. 408 pages. Bernard Geis. $5.95. Jean Harlow, first sex goddess of the talkies, had a life that epitomized Thomas Hobbes's phrase for...

Cinema: New Season

(See front cover) Properly speaking, the cinema does not possess a "season." Unlike legitimate theatres, the 14,000 cinemansions in the U. S. aim to keep...

Off Broadway: Swapping Obscenities

Liberty deteriorating into license has become a contemporary abuse in several arts. In Michael McClure's The Beard, which opened at a Greenwich Village...

Religion: Film Funeral

While hotspots from coast-to-coast observed moments of silence in her memory, while Broadway pitchmen hawked little copper medals stamped with her image and a...

People: Jul. 16, 1965

"Gimme!" she said fiercely. "Trollop!" exclaimed Peter. The glory of her flamed in him. With magnificent nonchalance, he grasped the frail net that shrouded...

Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 21, 1932

The New Pictures The Beast of the City (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Partly because of protests from the Hays organization, 1932 gangster pictures will show...

Milestones, Jun. 23, 1958

Married. Teresita Magsaysay, 24, eldest daughter of the Philippines' late President Ramon Magsaysay; and ist Lieut. Francisco Vargas, 24, son of Defense...

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