A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 13, 1950

Some of you will have an opportunity soon to see a new Italian movie, It's High Time, which bears the following screen credit:

Adapted from an Exclusive Report by

William Rospigliosi

Published in

TIME The Weekly Newsmagazine

You may recall the Rospigliosi report on which the picture is based. It was called A Clock for Fiumicino (TIME, Sept. 1, 1947), and it began:

At Fiumicino, the muddy waters of the Tiber merge with the blue Mediterranean. The town's life seems as sluggish as the river, but beneath the apparent calm there is a deep, turbulent rift which sometimes whirls up like an assault of wind-whipped breakers. That...

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