Cinema: Newsreel, Sep. 20, 1954

¶ In Venice, judges at the isth International Film Festival announced the win ners of this year's competition. Grand prize winner: an Italian-British production (in English) of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Four second prize winners: On the Waterfront (U.S.), The Street (Italy), The Seven Samurai and Functionary Sun-sho (both Japan). Best actor: France's Jean Gabin (for his work in L'Air de Paris and Touchez Pas au Grisbi). "Special" prize: MGM's Executive Suite. On the Waterfront, starring Marlon Brando, walked off with two additional prizes: one from the Italian Motion Picture Journalists Association,...

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