Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Dec. 9, 1957

Don't Go Near the Water. A daffy piece of South Pacifiction, based on William Brinkley's novel about some officers and men engaged in the Navy's public relations—and their own private affairs (TIME, Nov. 25).

Gervaise. Emile Zola's L'Assommoir, a vast cry of rage at man's fate, diminished by French taste into a touching story of a woman's ruin; with Maria Schell (TIME. Nov. 18).

Pal Joey. A mildly anemic version of the full-blooded Broadway musical—with Frank Sinatra supplying a strong jolt of the glamour vitamin (TIME, Oct. 28).

Les Girls. The most stylish movie musical of the year; with Kay Kendall, the most stylish...

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