They all must be insane in this photo, which opened yesterday at Loew’s State and the Murray Hill.
Surely the mother and father of the cretin are somewhat frantic, and that much is sensibly satisfactory and contributive to the plot. The mother, whom Angela Lansbury makes a most careless, possessive “mother,” verges on being psychopathic in her mindfulness to her more seasoned child. Furthermore, the father, played by Karl Malden with a beady, wild look in his eye, is nutty and in addition alcoholic. It is conceivable to put stock in them.
It is additionally conceivable to envision that introduction to them may push a delicate child far from home, which is the thing that has occurred on account of the main character toward the start of this film.