Cinema: Harvest-Home

Hollywood's moviemakers are only mildly interested in what the critics think are the "best" pictures of the year. The really important results of 1947, to cinemoguls, were published in Variety's jumbo-size (250 pp.) anniversary issue: the 75 pictures of 1947 which grossed (or are estimated to gross) $2,000,000 or better; the 45 top-grossing stars; the top grossers by studios.

The ten top-grossing pictures:

1) The Best Years of Our Lives (Goldwyn-RKO) : $11,500,000.

2) Duel in the Sun (SRO) : $10,750,000.

3) The Jolson Story (Columbia) : $8,000,000.

4) Forever Amber (20th Century-Fox): $8,000,000.

5) Unconquered...

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