The Dark Passage. Humphrey Bogart, a fugitive from injustice, escapes everything but Lauren Bacall (TIME, Sept. 22).
Kiss of Death. A hard, cold yarn about a burglar who turns stool pigeon, with Victor Mature, Richard Widmark, and vivid real-life settings (TIME, Sept. 15).
Shoeshine. A beautiful and tragic film about two Roman street boys (TIME, Sept. 8).
Life with Father. The stage hit sumptuously done up into rather stoutish Technicolor entertainment with William Powell and Irene Dunne (TIME, Aug. 25).
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Variations on a theme by James Thurber, featuring Danny Kaye and some elegantly kidded daydreams (TIME, Aug. 18).