Cinema: Current & Choice, Jan. 9, 1950

On the Town. A fast, exuberant song & dance show about three sailors on a 24-hour fling in Manhattan; with Gene Kelly (TIME, Jan. 2).

Samson and Delilah. A circus-lover's romp through the Book of Judges under the gaudy guidance of Cecil B. DeMille; with Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr (TIME, Dec. 26).

The Bicycle Thief. Italian Director Vittorio (Shoeshine) De Sica's carefully made classic of a worker and his small child hopelessly scouring Rome for a stolen bicycle (TIME, Dec. 12).

All the King's Men. The sensational rise & fall of a grass-roots demagogue;...

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