Cinema: Current & Choice, Sep. 8, 1947

Life with Father. The stage hit sumptuously done up into solid, rather stoutish Technicolor entertainment with William Powell as Father and Irene Dunne as Mother (TIME, Aug. 25).

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Variations on a theme by James Thurber, featuring Danny Kaye, some home-grown harridans, some international jewel thieves, and some elegantly kidded daydreams (TIME, Aug. 18).

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer. Shirley Temple loves Gary Grant who loves Myrna Loy who thinks she loves Rudy Vallee, with fun & games for all (TIME, Aug.11).

Welcome Stranger. Drs. Bing Crosby and Barry...

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