Cinema: Current & Choice, Aug. 21, 1950

Sunset Boulevard. How a faded movie star (Gloria Swanson) attempts a comeback with the help of her kept man (William Holden); a sardonic commentary on Hollywood's manners & morals (TIME, Aug. 14).

Panic in the Streets. Director Elia Kazan's realistic thriller about a New Orleans manhunt for a criminal who is also an unwitting plague-carrier; with Richard Widmark and Paul Douglas (TIME, Aug. 14).

Mystery Street. Harvard joins the police in some scientific crime detection that makes for absorbing melodrama; with Ricardo Montalban (TIME, Aug. 7).

The Men. Marlon Brando and Teresa Wright in a frank, stirring drama about the mental and physical salvage...

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