Boomerang! Dana Andrews and a good cast act out a real-life murder story against the real background of a real town (TIME, March 10).
Smash-Up. Susan Hayward, as a neglected wife, drinks and acts the picture under the table (TIME, March 10).
Odd Man Out. James Mason and the city of Belfast co-star in Carol Reed's brilliant, uneven allegorical melodrama (TIME; March 3).
The Yearling. Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman in a rich version of the Rawlings novel about poor folks (TIME, Jan. 13).
It's a Wonderful Life. James Stewart and Frank Capra bring off a flamboyant, sentimental fable (TIME, Dec. 23).
Open City. This violent,...