Cinema, Also Showing May 12, 1947

The Captive Heart (Rank; Universal) is a tribute to the war prisoners (in this case British) who, under grim and unglamorous circumstances, preserved their integrity as men. One prisoner is a major who forlornly misses each year's Derby. One is a blind Scottish boy who tries to break off with his girl. One is an ex-burglar who learns so much decency that he sacrifices repatriation for the sake of a fellow prisoner. One is a Welshman whose aging wife dies bearing their first child. A corporal, his close friend, embodies most of the sterling...

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