CURRENT & CHOICE: Current & Choice, May 20, 1946

The Blue Dahlia. Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in Raymond Chandler's melodrama, tight as a drumhead (TIME, May 13).

Toscanini: Hymn of the Nations. Film debut of the greatest living musician (TIME, April 29).

Joe Palooka, Champ. As wholesome as training for a fight (TIME, April 29).

Henry V. Laurence Olivier's beautiful production of Shakespeare's play (TIME, April 8).

Ziegfeld Follies of 1946. Practically everything is here—notably Fred Astaire —even Flo Ziegfeld, who starts it off from Heaven (TIME, March 25).

The Lost Weekend. 1945 Academy Award winner (TIME, Dec. 3).

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