Daily Archives: November 2, 2017
Nel gorgo del peccato / Eternal Song of Love (1954) Vittorio Cottafavi, Elisa Cegani, Fausto Tozzi, Margot Hielscher, Drama
Details a young woman’s summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the Rosenbergs’ execution to sleazy disc jockeys and predatory college boys.
Harold Meadows (Lloyd) is a shy, stuttering bachelor working in a tailor shop, who is writing a guide book for other bashful young men, “The Secret of Making Love,” chapters from which are portrayed as fantasy sequences.
The Love Epidemic (1975) Brian Trenchard-Smith, Michael Laurence, Rosalind Speirs, Peter Reynolds, Documentary, Comedy
This Australian educational documentary concerns venereal disease in the pre-AIDS era and reveals that it is a problem that should be taken seriously by everyone — whether young or old, gay or straight.