BUTTERFIELD 8 (Daniel Mann, 1960)

Updated to the present, Daniel Mann’s sleek though plodding film based on John O’Hara’s 1935 novel, BUtterfield 8, secured a third look from me owing to the sad news today that one of its principal players, Eddie Fisher, died as a result, I gather, of hip surgery. As a singer, Fisher, although more than competent, […]