Cinema: Choice for 1949

A Letter to Three Wives. A comedy with suspense, sassy opinions, some down-to-earth characters and introducing a new star, Paul Douglas (TIME, Jan. 17).

The Quiet One. A shoestring semi-documentary offering eloquent insight into juvenile delinquency through its story of an "incorrigible" boy (TIME, Jan. 31).

Quartet. Four Somerset Maugham short stories packaged into a witty commentary on British foibles (TIME, Feb. 21).

Devil in the Flesh. A penetrating French picture of adolescent love in wartime (TIME, March 21).

The Fallen Idol. A brilliant melodrama by Director Carol Reed and Scripter Graham Greene, with a natural performance by Child Actor Bobby Henrey...

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