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Natalie Wood, intelligently cast as Herman Wouk's ultimate Jewish American Princess, dreams of becoming an actress but has her hopes crushed by summer-stock cad Gene Kelly. The Jewish theme was daring at the time (1958), but director Irving Rapper doesn't dare much: it's so vague it barely registers. Basically, this is a routine, if unusually long, melodrama, directed with Rapper's usual crashing vulgarity, which isn't helped by the wide-screen-and-color format. With Claire Trevor, Everett Sloane, Ed Wynn, and Martin Milner.

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