Cinema: Current & Choice, Dec. 12, 1949

All the King's Men. The sensational rise & fall of a grass-roots demagogue, produced, directed and scripted by Robert Rossen (TIME, Dec. 5).

Battleground. The defense of Bastogne as seen by a squad of its defenders, with Van Johnson, John Hodiak and George Murphy (TIME, Nov. 14).

Passport to Pimlico. The British at their comic best, spoofing nationalism, bureaucracy and themselves (TIME, Oct. 31).

The Heiress. Producer-Director William Wyler's highly polished film about a jilted wallflower, with Olivia de Havilland and Ralph Richardson (TIME, Oct. 24).

Ichabod and Mr. Toad. The dull spots in...

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