Film Critic Judith Crist Dies at 90

Film Critic Judith Crist Dies at 90
Film critic Judith Crist, who became known to moviegoers nationwide for her tough, no-nonsense reviews during her tenure at NBC’s Today during the 1960s, has died. She was 90. Her son Steven Crist told The Associated Press that she died at her Manhattan home after a long illness. During her long career, she often was a trailblazer. At the New York Herald Tribune, where she worked for 22 years, she became the first woman to serve as a full-time critic for a major American newspaper. She was the Today show’s first movie reviewer, appearing from 1964 to 1973. She

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