Guys, Dolls and Vivian Leigh

Schwartz, Delmore
April 1956
New Republic;4/23/56, Vol. 134 Issue 17, p20
Entertainment Review
This article presents information on several motion pictures. Anyone who enjoys musical comedies and musical films will probably enjoy "Guys and Dolls," but this opinion is hardly more than a guess. The film is full of snappy moments, and clever episodes, interrupted fairly continually by singing and dancing and it is the interruptions which really spoil one's chance of getting interested. The new Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica, "Too Bad She's Bad," is a real disappointment, coming as it does from the same man who directed "Bicycle Thief." De Sica himself appears in the film as the father of Sophia Loren. The film is supposed to be about the penchant of father and daughter for picking pockets and other forms of theft.


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