In the magazine Estúdio nº111 published in 1957, is the actress Carmen Sevilla.
Inside the magazine, articles with June Laverick, Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Jorge Mistral, Nicole Courcel, Otto Preminger, Maria Schell and Kim Novak.
On the back cover Tony Curtis.
June Laverick in Lisbon
British actress June Laverick was in Lisbon. In first place came to receive the trophy Estúdio, awarded to the film “the ladykillers“. In addition, June Laverick still had time for a walk in Lisbon.
Elizabeth Taylor And Montgomery Clift in “raintree County”
The work written by Ross Lockridge “raintree county” took 14 years to write. In addition, the manuscript had 20000 typed leaves and weighed about 10kg. However, in 1948, Houghton Mifflin decided to publish the manuscript but only containing 1100 pages.
Finally, in 1957, “raintree county” was transported to the cinema. Directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint and Nigel Patrick.
This film was considered by most of the North American press as the greatest undertaking since “gone with the wind“. For example, it had the participation of 120 actors and thousands of figurants. As well as 200 tons of sets, accessories and other materials. The entire mterial took about 6 months to be transported, by 6000 km of road.
Finally, the “William Mason”, a locomotive from 1860, was taken out of the Baltimore railroad museum to serve the film.
Interview with Jorge Mistral in Lisbon
Spanish actor Jorge Mistral was in Lisbon with his wife. He wanted not to be bothered, mainly by journalists. Nevertheless, and with some insistence, he kindly granted an interview.
According to the conversation, the actor was in Lisbon on private business. As well, he will go in the coming days in tourism, to Coimbra and Porto.
During the interview the actor tells that he doesn’t like North American cinema or Hollywood. For him everything is mechanical and dollars. Jorge Mistral had already been invited three times to play there and always denied it. He also says that an actor goes to Hollywood through a company, and soon becomes a whim of it. So he prefers to work independently in Europe.
Finally, he confessed to being a fan of the actress Ingrid Bergman.
A new star, Nicole Courcel, has emerged in France. She appeared in “rendez-vous de Juillet”. From then on, success was always on the rise. Especially in “la Marie du port”.
“The ten commandments”
Also, a small synthesis of “the ten commandments” by Cecil B. DeMille, led by Yul Brynner, Charlton Heston and Anne Baxter.
Otto Preminger and Joana D’arc
Austrian Otto Preminger will adapt Bernard Shaw‘s “Saint Joan” to the cinema. This well-known director will once again be revolutionary. Above all, because he will bring to the main role, a young unknown woman of 18 years of age. Thus, among 80000 competitors, Jean Seberg is chosen to play Joan D’arc.
Maria Schell reveals her secret
Firstly, we can say that the Austrian actress Maria Schell is already at this moment, a great name in international cinema.
Unlike other actresses, who have in physical and sensual beauty their best attributes (Marilyn Monroe, Martine Carol, Kim novak or Brigitte Bardot), Maria Schell has a more discreet and romantic beauty like Deborah Kerr. It was through her sensitive beauty that Maria Schell involved us in “the karamazov brothers”.
At the moment Maria Schell is filming in “une vie“. This film is an adaptation in cinema of the literary work of Guy Maupassant. In the director Alexandre Astruc, and as protagonists Maria Schell, Christian Marquand and Pascale Petit.
With only 3 years of cinema, Chicago born American actress Kim Novak is already one of Hollywood’s great figures. However, her real name is Marilyn Pauline Novak. Moreover, in her short career, she has performed with stars such as Jeff Chandler (Jeanne Eagels), Tyrone Power (the Eddy Dunchin Story), Frank Sinatra (the man with the golden arm), Eleanor Parker (the man with the golden arm), and William Holden (picnic).
Finally, a short time ago some journalists said that Kim had no talent, the actress has increasingly fascinated everyone with her performances.
“The Three faces of Eve”
Finally, the novelization of the film “the three faces of Eve“. This 1957 film has as director Nunnaly Johnson, and as protagonists Joanne Woodward, David Wayne and Lee J. Cobb.
Back-cover: Tony Curtis
Carmen Sevilla on the Cover in “Spanish affair”
This 1957 film, directed by Luis Marquina and starring Carmen Sevilla, Richard Killey and José Guardiola.