European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 28 1967, Page 11

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 28, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseStripes daily Magazine Hayley Mills Pollyanna overcomes her past by Harold Heffernan Nana staff writer actor John Mills and novelist Mary Hayley Mills did t raise their youngest daughter to take any thing for granted. And that s Why Hayley Mills pretty As a picture and As Shap Elyas any movie doll at the age of 21, is working overtime to successfully make the transition from juvenile Star to grown up played a Young wife in the British made film the family Way but her new starring picture for uni Versal a matter of innocence is he first out and out adult film. And i m having to learn acting All Over again admits the screen s former Pollyanna on the matter of perform ing in the Julie Christie Sophia lore league. My role in this film is no helter shelter kid sliding Down s adult sexy and complicated a real Challenge. Also i m strictly on my own now. Ilove my own life. My father and Mother Aren t advising me because we Allagree that it s time i found my own Way. A couple of years ago i Wouldhave Felt terribly frightened at tackling All this by myself. But everyone has been so Hayley was doubtlessly referring Here to the advice and personal companion ship she has been receiving from 54 year old director Roy Boulting with whom she has been linked romantically. He is suing for a divorce and there have been reports that Hayley is wait however she refuses to be draw into any speculation about a wedding. She just relies on the Standard. We re Only Good friends. I Hope people will allow us to remain blonde Hayley in Hollywood briefly to promote the family Way admits that she was in danger for a period i recent years of relying too much on the advice of my father and move she made personally or professionally was judged by them. She began to lose initiative. Now i go on the set every morning and know exactly what 1 want to do and How i am going to do it she the director does t agree or has ideas of his own then i have to be objective enough to listen to him discuss it All with him and do it his Way i that strikes me As Best. I Don t like being an automaton. Now i have the courage to fight for my own ideas my own happily she adds she found the inner strength to leave the family nest by Fly ing with her own wings. Until then As she tells it half of me wanted terribly to be Independent and the other half was very frightened of the outside world. Worst of All i was desperately lacking in self conf Hayley began at 14 in up Tiger thursday december 28, 1967 fetching Hayley and "friend/1 director Roy Boulting 54. The stars and stripes a Dence. I know it sounds ludicrous Hay Ley Mills successful child Star with an inferiority Complex. But it s so knows Why these things happen i took a Good look at myself an realized that if i were to get any place at All i had to Stop relying altogether on my parents. Since they never would ask me to leave Home i made the have an apartment of my own in Lon Don and i be decorated it exactly As want it. We went to Singapore to do exteriors for a matter of innocence i could t wait until we got Back to Lon Don for the interiors so that i could finish putting up the drapes and Hayley plays a Plain Mousey Typ girl who is seduced by a Gigolo in her coming of age picture which has Al ready opened in Europe and is due in . Heaters in january. Her romantic is a vis is Shashi Kapoor the matinee idol of Indian films Best known in this country for his work in Shakespeare Wallah and the the not so Long ago Pollyanna expressed one Hope i Hope it won t Shock my old Page 11

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