The Seduction of Mimi (Film)/Hollywood Speaks (Book)

Kauffmann, Stanley
July 1974
New Republic;7/27/74, Vol. 171 Issue 4/5, p20
Entertainment Review
Appraises critically the film "Seduction of Mimi," directed by Lina Wertmuller and the book "Hollywood Speaks," by Mike Steen. Popularity of the film; Storyline of the film; Assessment of Wertmuller's work; Objective behind the writing of the book by Steen; Efforts by Steen to interview various artists to write the book; Critical appraisal of Steen's book.


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