Cinema: Current & Choice, Aug. 3, 1953

The Sea Around Us. Rachel Carson's 1951 bestseller brought to the screen in beautiful Technicolor scenes of undersea life, memorable despite faults (TIME, July 20).

The Moon Is Blue. A nice little comedy that uses some naughty words (TIME, July 6).

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. A wacky, freshly told Technicolored fantasy about a small boy who hates piano teachers (TIME, June 22).

Julius Caesar. Hollywood's best Shakespeare to date; with Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud (TIME, June 1).

Strange Deception. An allegorical manhunt with a postwar Italian setting, powerfully filmed by Novelist Curzio (The Skin) Malaparte (TIME, June 1).

Stalag 17. Director Billy...

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