Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Aug. 17, 1953

From Here to Eternity. James Jones's wild (and sometimes woolly) novel about life in the peacetime Army, compressed into a tensely acted movie (TIME, Aug. 10).

The Master of Ballantrae. Errol Flynn as the "wicked, wicked lad" in a rousing movie version of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of the Scottish wars (TIME, Aug. 3).

The Sea Around Us. Rachel Carson's 1951 bestseller brought to the screen in beautiful Technicolor scenes of undersea life (TIME, July 20).

The Moon Is Blue. A nice little comedy that uses some naughty words (TIME, July 6).

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. A wacky, freshly told fantasy about a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!