Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, may 10, 1954

Knock on Wood. Some extremely funny Kayedenzas by a brilliant clown. Danny Kaye (TIME. April 26).

Night People. Capitalist meets commissar in Berlin, and Writer-Producer-Director Nunnally Johnson bangs their heads together; with Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford (TIME, March 22).

Beat the Devil. John Huston and Truman Capote tell a completely wacky shaggy-dog story with Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones. Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley. Peter Lorre (TiME, March 8).

The Pickwick Papers. The first full-length film of Charles Dickens' monumental jape; with James Hayter, Donald Wolfit, Joyce Grenfell (TIME, March 1).

The Final Test. A British joke about cricket, well told; with Robert Morley (TiME. Feb. 22).


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