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Fatalities

October 11, 1987

What the hell is wrong with Calendar, Nancy Webber and Lowell Alexander (" 'Fatal Attraction'--the Mad Woman's Case," Oct. 4)?

In the article we get not only a summary of the Glenn Close/Michael Douglas thriller, but the ending as well. Are all of you insane?

The fun in a suspense film is the great unknown, which you have taken the liberty of removing for future audiences. That is one of the singularly most irresponsible acts that any review/commentary can commit.

All right, talk about Close's dynamic portrayal of a woman pushed over the edge by love and obsession. All right, talk about Douglas' excellent portrayal of a man who wants it all--wife, family, and a little on the side.

All right, talk about Ann Archer's sterling portrayal of the good wife. All right, discuss the plot. But don't tell readers how it ends!

JEFFREY G. GENTILE

Torrance

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