O ne of the best aspects of this feature, however, is the stuff that was never meant to be part of the film. In his scathing review for The New York Times , Vincent Canby criticized the screenplay as "unimaginative", described its characters as having "so little life", and the film as lacking a "voice or style of its own", but did add that it "is so earnest and sincere that it deserves an A for deportment". In New York as Art. Even if they hated it, they'd be talking about it. It was quite magical. It was just too controversial. Well the sequel, I just want to say that this is an unconventional sequel in the sense that this is not a traditional following of these two characters.
Other characters were minimized or excluded, subplots were eliminated, and the love scene was made explicit. Helen Shaver revealed that screen legend Greta Garbo was so impressed with her performance in the film that they attempted to meet but due to Garbo's poor health instead talked over the phone.
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