Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, may 18, 1953

Fanfan the Tulip. A witty French spoof of the typical movie swashbuckler; with Gerard Philipe, Gina Lollobrigida (TIME, May n).

The Juggler. Kirk Douglas as a D.P. in flight from the law and himself in a vivid chase story set in Israel (TIME, May 4).

Shane. A high-styled, Technicolored horse opera, strikingly directed by George Stevens; with Alan Ladd, Van Heflin. Jean Arthur (TiME, April 13).

Call Me Madam. Ethel Merman spark-plugs a big, bouncy movie version of her Broadway hit musical about a diamond-in-the-rough lady ambassador (TIME, March 23).

Lili. A slight but charming cinemusical about an orphan girl, a young magician and a...

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