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  • El Planeta

    El Planeta

    frantic opulence in a state of suspension punctured only in the final seconds

  • Niagara

    Niagara

    I read that Fox head Daryl F. Zanuck swapped Marilyn Monroe into the role of Rose the murderess—in his mind, the lead. But of course Jean Peters, as the good-natured, ever-game Polly, has more to do, and her complicity with Rose's faithlessness fascinates. She knows she's not a "knee" woman but sees no reason Rose shouldn't be, being beautiful and keen to play the part "since 13," when girls must start laying plans to be noticed. Rose literally overshadows her…

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