Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Oct. 15, 1951

An American in Paris. A buoyant, imaginative musical, as hard to resist as its George Gershwin score; with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron (TIME, Oct. 8).

The Red Badge of Courage. Stephen Crane's classic Civil War novel, handsomely translated by Writer-Director John Huston into one of the best war films ever made; with Audie Murphy and Bill Mauldin (TIME, Oct. 8).

The Day the Earth Stood Still. Science-fiction, combining a glimpse of futuristic marvels with a thoughtful look at the seedy old earth of 1951; with Michael Rennie (TIME, Oct. 1).

The River. Director Jean Renoir's sensitive story of an English girl growing into...

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