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THAT AWFUL LAST HOUR OR O, TERENCE WHAT HAST THEE WROUGHT?

(BY SAƏDEH PAKRAVAN) What was director Terence Young thinking when he had Alan Arkin (playing an arch-villain) jump on poor blind Audrey Hepburn in the 1967 Wait Until Dark? We were already gathering our coats and umbrellas, having left Arkin for dead--and for good, as had been the rule until then in films where nasty brutes terrorized decent people and had finally gotten their just deserts. But ... more >