Cinema: Three from Britain

From England last week came three pictures which, though they may never make millions at U.S. box offices, demonstrate the polish of British moviemakers:

The Dam Busters (Associated British; Warner), despite its unimaginative titte, illustrates the quality and style of Britain's individual achievements during World War II. The hero of the picture is a five-ton bomb, and though other nations might pridefully point to their own comparable glories, few but the British could have fashioned such a compelling and straightforward drama.

To Scientist-Engineer Barnes Wallis, came the idea for a strange new bomb capable of destroying the massive dams at the gateway to...

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