Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Aug. 8, 1955

The Shrike. The depressing story of a morally helpless husband (José Ferrer) and his predatory wife (June Allyson) is a brilliant movie translation of Joseph Kramm's Pulitzer-Prizewinning play (TIME, July 25).

Mr. Roberts. First-rate retelling of the long-run Broadway hit about life aboard a Navy supply ship, with Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon (TIME, July 18).

Summertime. Katharine Hepburn finds love and gentle heartbreak in Venice, with Rossano Brazzi (TIME, June 27).

The Great Adventure. Arne Sucksdorff's nature film, a blending of terror and tenderness in the seasonal round of life...

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