The Lavender Hill Mob. Alec Guinness as an engaging master criminal in a superior British concoction of wit and farce (TIME, Oct. 15).
An American In Paris. A buoyant, imaginative musical, as compelling as its George Gershwin score; with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron (TiME, Oct. 8).
The Red Badge of Courage. Stephen Crane's classic Civil War novel, handsomely translated by Writer-Director John Huston into one of the best war films ever made; with Audie Murphy and Bill Mauldin (TIME, Oct. 8).
The River. Director Jean Renoir's sensitive story of an English girl growing into adolescence beside a holy river in India; based on...