Cinema: Current & Choice, Apr. 25, 1949

The Set-Up. Some sharp-eyed observation of the rotten underside of the fight racket; with Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter (TIME, April 18).

Champion. Kirk Douglas in an expert retelling of a Ring Lardner story; with some of the fastest boxing scenes ever screened (TIME, April 11).

The Fallen Idol. A handsome, British-made suspense film which is also a brilliant study of child behavior, with Ralph Richardson (TIME, April 4).

Devil in the Flesh. A moving, French-made look at the pleasures and perils of adolescent love; with Gérard Philipe and Micheline Presle (TIME, March 21).

Little Women. A romantic remake of Louisa May Alcott's tearjerker;...

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