Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Apr. 23, 1951

Kon-Tiki. An engrossing documentary record of how six men floated 4,300 miles from Peru to Polynesia on a balsa raft (TIME, April 16).

God Needs Men. A stirring French movie with Pierre Fresnay as a devout fisherman whose fellow islanders prod him into the sacrilege of serving as their priest (TIME, April 16).

Teresa. The story of a troubled war bride introduces the refreshing talent of Italy's Pier Angeli in her U.S. debut (TIME, April 9).

The Lemon Drop Kid. Bob Hope uses a Damon Runyon story as an incidental prop in a wild, gagged-up farce of racetrack touts and Broadway con games (TIME,...

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