The Set-Up. Robert Ryan in a hard-slugging account of the fall of an overaged pug (TIME, April 18).
Champion. The life-&-death story of a prizefighting heel who becomes a public hero; brilliantly played by Kirk Douglas (TIME, April 11).
The Fallen Idol. A British-made suspense film directed by Carol Reed, with Ralph Richardson (TIME, April 4).
Little Women. A lushly colorful remake of Louisa May Alcott's sentimental classic (TIME, March 14).
Down to the Sea in Ships. Richard Widmark and Lionel Barrymore in a reefed-in version of the old whaling yarn (TIME, March 7).