No Down Payment 1212257 Amarillo Globe Times

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No Down Payment 1212257 Amarillo Globe Times - e 8' his ho " B a b y for left. Nj na Foch will...
e 8' his ho " B a b y for left. Nj na Foch will star as an over- ambitious wife whose discontent frontier life prompts her to desperate gamble in "The ciara Beauchamp Story" on Wagin Train today at 6:30 p.m. on _,, '!' ^ ^ ^ ,, «ji , ,j, '* Brilliant Talent Loads Suburban Life Picture By HIM- Me "No Down Piymcnl," Ihe Par- ·mound prenent offering, burns emotions (hut ire xi hnslc to you and me u they are lo Ihe him* and heri «otini on the screen before ii. These ire the emotions of lovo and hfttml, prejudice, misunderstanding; and ambition that run shake asunder. Sometime* "Xo Down Payment" is so powerful It makes to soar the eyes. Often you feel ai guilty as an invader of privacy. The superlative acting of the cninparatlvn unknowns plays a large part in RuiUlnfj "\o Down Payment" toward its suburban dynamUm. "No Down Payment" Is based in John McPartlnnd's novel about he problems of four young marled couples in a post-war housing levelopment. The development is ronically named "Sunrise Hills" --with most of the problems fermenting at night. Each actor in each couple strikes . perfect pose of characterization hat fits snugly Into the over-all oncert: David Martin (Jeffrey Hunter)-young man who is doing the best e can at a job he knows and likes, s opposed to his wife wanting him o do a different job where he can et ahead faster. He is also lagued by a certain barren men- al and emotion trauma within his wn frame of reference. Jean Martin (Patricia Owens)-n obviously sexy girl, in a re- ned way, who is nice on top, but as a yen for power underneath ·hich she can only attain through her husband--the old power-behind- the-throne routine. * it * * _ * _ Cameron Mitchell and Joanne Woodward compose el the husband-and-wiie teams In "No Down Payment," now at tha Paramount. Leo!a Boone (Joanne Woodward) --a bright but uneducated Southern girl, who is--in a sense--the most mature in the picture. She certain- y is the strongest, who has (lie :iost to overcome. She loves her lusband and hits the roller coaster f heights and depths through and jccause of him. Troy Boone (Cameron Mitchell) --he attacks a neighbor's wife as means to get back at an educated ociety which does not want him lecause he hasn't a college degree. Jerry Flagg (Tony Randall)--a ,ttle man with a big-shot complex. He refuses to believe that there are ust Overage guys--like himself-- vho have to make a grand gesture *******»*********************************************j WATCH WORDS] real diamonds loaned by Xew York Jewelers, Tiffany a n d Harry Winston, will be used on the show. * ·* * "Dixie Dugan," starring Charlotte of self-importance. Isabclle Flagg (Sheree North)-a woman who tries to dispel myth of "Keeping up with the Joneses." She is the type of who must ask, "This, we have have, this house, this car, this furniture, everything on the installment plan. We'll never get out debt. Where is just the companionship, tlie love, the real things life?" Herman Kreitzer (Pat Hinglc)-- an average, hard-working guy doing his best for his wife and kids, who has a racial integration problem thrust at him and argues Us wife about it, only to hear himself tall;; to resolve his own doubts; to help him make up his mind. Betty Kreitzer (Barbara Rush)-a very moral, very conscientious, responsible, outgoing, warm young woman. She is the kind other women go to because she has great inner strength, great sympathy and understanding, is wise beyond her years. a

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  1. The Amarillo Globe-Times,
  2. 11 Dec 1957, Wed,
  3. Page 33

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