Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Aug. 24, 1953

From Here to Eternity. James Jones's wild (and sometimes woolly) novel about life in the peacetime Army, compressed into a hard, tensely acted movie; with Montgomery Clift, Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra (TIME, Aug. 10).

The Master of Ballantrae. Errol Flynn fights his way from Scotland to the New World and back in a rousing version of Robert Louis Stevenson's 18th century thriller (TIME, Aug. 3).

Return to Paradise. A totalitarian South Sea island gets an imaginative helping of love and democracy from Gary Cooper (TIME. July 20).

The Sea Around Us. The Technicolor camera prowls the ocean floor: some beautiful scenes, but...

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