In this issue: COMMENT "Three-Way Race", by Simon Schama: The British elections could end two-party dominance in the United Kingdom. THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Hef's Peak", by Dana Goodyear: Hugh Hefner saves the Hollywood sign. "Make My Day", by Tad Friend: Vigilante films have to stack the deck to justify the hero’s rampage. ANNALS OF CRIME "Incident in Dodge City", by Calvin Trillin: What led to a showdown in the riverbed? PERSONAL HISTORY "The Last Babylift", by John Seabrook: Adopting a child in Haiti. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Fighting Form", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Iron Man 2 and The Duel.