Cinema: The New Pictures, may 4, 1953

The Juggler (Stanley Kramer; Columbia) following a strong current trend in Hollywood, was filmed mostly on location —in this case, the harshly beautiful city streets and countryside of Israel. But unlike most such movies, this one manages to set some believable people in motion against its real backgrounds. A once famed German juggler (Kirk Douglas), mentally unbalanced as a result of having seen his wife and two children killed in a Nazi concentration camp, comes to Israel in 1949 as a D.P. His unreasoned fear of authority leads him to strike a policeman...

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