The New Pictures, Dec. 13, 1948

Yellow Sky (20th Century-Fox) is set in 1867, when Civil War veterans had to get along without Government psychiatrists or handbooks on the peculiar ways of civilians. It is the story of a nice farm boy (Gregory Peck) and his wicked companions (including Richard Widmark) who are at loose ends and suffering from postwar disgruntlement.

One day, apparently more maladjusted than usual, they rob a bank. Then, to get away from their Problems, they flee across the salt flats, where it is so hot a man will exchange a quart of whiskey for a single...

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