Cinema: Current & Choice, Jan. 13, 1947

Stairway to Heaven. An imaginative, handsomely Technicolored, overly pretentious, British-made fantasy, with David Niven, Raymond Massey and Roger Livesey (TIME, Dec. 30).

It's a Wonderful Life. A sentimental fable with the force of a juggernaut, in which Producer-Director Frank Capra and Actor James Stewart stage a triumphant Hollywood homecoming (TIME, Dec. 23).

The Best Years of Our Lives. Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright and Harold Russell in Director William Wyler's skillful and heart-catching movie about the postwar world (TIME, Nov. 25).


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