Publisher's Letter, Oct. 31, 1955

Dear TIME-Reader:

Who writes the movie reviews? Over the years, TIME's Cinema section has established a tradition of sharp and witty criticism, and more readers are asking us this question. For the past two years, our principal movie reviewer has been Associate Editor Henry Bradford Darrach Jr.

Among the many fine stylists and phrasemakers on the magazine, Brad Darrach at 34 has developed into one of the best. But when he came to TIME ten years ago, with only brief journalistic experience (on the Providence Journal and Baltimore Sun), he recalls that he couldn't put...

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