Cinema: Choice for 1951

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

Oliver Twist. Director David Lean's British-made version of the Dickens novel; with Alec Guinness and John Howard Davies (TIME, May 14).

A Place in the Sun. Director George Stevens' adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy; with Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Taylor (TIME, Sept. 10).

A Streetcar Named Desire. Tennessee Williams' Broadway drama; with Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter (TIME, Sept. 17).

An American in Paris. A buoyant, tasteful...

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