Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Dec. 8, 1952

Hans Christian Andersen. Producer Sam Goldwyn's lavish fairy tale, set to music, about Denmark's great spinner of fairy tales; with Danny Kaye, French Ballerina Jeanmaire (TIME, Dec. 1).

Breaking the Sound Barrier. A soaring British film picturing the stresses & strains, mechanical as well as human, of supersonic flight; with Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd (TIME, Nov. 10).

The Promoter. A sprightly, British-made spoof, with Alec Guinness playing a droll fellow who gets ahead in the world through sheer brass (TIME, Oct. 27).

Flowers of St. Francis. Several episodes from the life of Francis of Assisi woven into a rich cinematic garland by Roberto Rossellini...

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