Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Jan. 28, 1957

The Rainmaker. Forecast: sunny comedy, with spells of metaphysical drizzle (Burt Lancaster), occasional electric storms (Katharine Hepburn), romantic sunset (TIME, Dec. 31).

The Teahouse of the August Moon. Menu: tee-hee (scented with sociology) and a side dish of red-white-and-blue-striped slapstick, charmingly served by Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyo (TIME, Dec. 10).

Around the World in 80 Days. Producer Mike Todd, with the help of Jules Verne, 46 stars and $6,000,000, has created the most spectacular travelogue ever seen on the screen (TIME, Oct. 29).

Wee Geordie. A stiff comic punch delivered by the British—an intoxicating mixture of Scotch and wry; with Bill Travers,...

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