In the past, movie critics have rarely seen eye to eye with the paying customers. Last year, for example, Manhattan's film critics chose High Noon as the best picture of the year over such big moneymakers as Greatest Show on Earth and Quo Vadis. Last week the New York reviewers cast their votes closer to the box-office mark. Their choices:
Best picture: From Here to Eternity (Columbia), James Jones's novel of pre-Pearl Harbor Army life (TIME, Aug. 10).
Best actor: Burt Lancaster, for his role as Sergeant Warden, in From Here to Eternity.