Home Before Dark. A soapy but intelligently done story about a wife (Jean Simmons) returning home after a year in a mental hospital; with a brilliant job by Dan O'Herlihy as her husband.

The Last Hurrah. Spencer Tracy, who can also be seen fishing in cinematically troubled waters in The Old Man and the Sea, is far more at home playing a curly-haired, Curley-like Irish politician.

Damn Yankees. The musical that played hell with the national game on Broadway gets a helluva good deal itself from Hollywood.

Me and the Colonel....

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