Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 23, 1953

How to Marry a Millionaire (20th Century-Fox) is the second picture produced in CinemaScope—the wide-screen process that made The Robe look, in the studio's ledger as well as in the public's eye, like a huge, animated dollar bill. HTMAM might be said to cover the other side of the currency. Where The Robe, a Biblical epic, was dominated by the personable male heads of Richard Burton, Michael Rennie and Victor Mature, its successor is a light comedy devoted to a close inspection of three famous girls.

Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall and Marilyn Monroe, cast...