Cinema: Current & Choice, Sep. 9, 1946

The Big Sleep. Humphrey Bogart & wife (Lauren Bacall) play hide-&-seek with sudden death in Raymond Chandler's hardbitten thriller (TIME, Aug. 26).

Caesar and Cleopatra. Shaw's wit, elegantly tossed around by Vivien Leigh and Claude Rains, amid several million dollars' worth of Egypt (TIME, Aug. 19).

Notorious. Ingrid Bergman and Gary Grant, constantly menaced by Director Alfred Hitchcock, stalk dangerous Nazis in Rio (TIME, Aug. 19).

Canyon Passage. Ripsnorting Technicolor escape into the Old West (TIME Aug. 5).

Easy to Wed. Van Johnson, egged on by Lucille Ball, Esther Williams and Keenan Wynn, sings, dances and takes pratfalls (TIME, July 15).

Smoky. Expert Technicolor treatment...

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