Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Dec. 2, 1957

Gervaise. Emil Zola's L'Assommoir, a vast cry of rage at man's fate, diminished by French taste into the touching story of a woman's ruin; with Maria Schell ( TIME, Nov. 18).

Pal Joey. A mildly anemic version of the full-blooded Broadway musical—with Frank Sinatra supplying a strong jolt of the glamour vitamin (TIME, Oct. 28).

Les Girls. The most stylish movie musical of the year; with Kay Kendall, the most stylish comedienne the British have turned up in 30 years (TIME, Oct. 14).

A Visit with Pablo Casals. A great cellist filling the screen with the tranquil luminosity of a mature art (TiME. Oct....

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