Cinema: Jun. 2, 1961

The Secret Ways. Richard Widmark on the run from Communist baddies produces a film soaked with gunplay, torture, capture and escape, escape and capture, cliff-hanging and ledge crawling.

On the Double. The dull script almost throttles the grand old gitgatgittle out of its star, but for all its shortcomings the movie still has Danny Kaye.

Ashes and Diamonds (in Polish). Set in Poland in the bitter days just after the German surrender in World War II, this film powerfully states its theme that a farewell to arms is the most difficult of all...

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