Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Feb. 18, 1957

The Young Stranger. A teenager's candid-camera view of parental delinquency in his family, compellingly played by James MacArthur, James Daly, Kim Hunter (TIME, Jan. 28).

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).

Marcelino. A miracle play filled with a shining sweetness, made in Spain (TIME, Nov. 26).

Vitelloni. One of the best of the Italian-made movies—a biting but not bitter...

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