Cinema: Critics' Choices

The customary year's end blizzard of film awards blanketed Showman Michael Todd's Around the World in 80 Days with "best movie" honors, cheers coming from both the New York Film Critics (10 to 6 for the film on a preliminary ballot) and the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. Their mutual choice as best director: John Huston for Moby Dick. In other categories they differed. Best Actor: Kirk Douglas in Lust for Life (Critics), Yul Brynner in The King and I, Anastasia and The Ten Commandments (Board). Best Actress: Ingrid...

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