Double Feature: SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, 1957, MGM/Park Circus, 96 min. Dir. Alexander Mackendrick. Tony Curtis gives his greatest performance as cutthroat press agent Sidney Falco, willing to sell his soul to syndicated columnist Burt Lancaster for a few lines of copy.
DON’T MAKE WAVES, 1967, Warner Bros., 97 min. Dir. Alexander Mackendrick. East Coast schlep Tony Curtis reinvents himself as a sun-tanned swimming pool salesman, amid a carnival of muscle boys, surfer girls, astrologers, skydivers and more. With Sharon Tate.