Cinema: New Foreign Films

Most foreign films, even the British crop, do not get wide distribution in the U.S.; but there is a current flood tide of good ones. Some of the best, roughly in order of merit:

Voyage Surprise (French). Writer Jacques Prévert (Children of Paradise') and Director Pierre, his brother, following René Clair, use their highly sophisticated talents on the style perfected in the old Mack Sennett and Chaplin comedies. The story: a slap-happy cross-country French tour, complicated by saboteurs, stolen crown jewels, and burlesqued pursuers. The picture has an air of reckless and generally...

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