Cinema: The New Pictures, Sep. 13, 1954

High and Dry (J. Arthur Rank; United Artists). Laughter has always been known as healing, but in recent years the world's moviegoers have learned to call it—with an increasingly British accent—Baling. In the last five years, Executive Producer Michael Balcon has created at Baling Studios, a J. Arthur Rank affiliate just outside London, a comedy factory that puts out more and better humor than any place since Hollywood in the silent days. In such marvelously handwrought hilarities as Tight Little Island, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Lavender Hill Mob, and The Titfield Thunderbolt,...

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