Cinema: Box Office

Election excitement in October made a noticeable dent on the movie box office, according to a Variety poll of 25 key cities, but the popular pictures nonetheless showed "amazing strength." The armor-plate horse opera Ivanhoe (MGM) held a steady lead, but The Snows of Kilimanjaro (20th Century-Fox) was pushing hard from second place. Other winners:

3) The Quiet Man (Republic). 4) Because You're Mine (M-G-M).

5) The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (Warner).

6) The Crimson Pirate (Warner).


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