Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Jan. 4, 1954

The Conquest of Everest. A heart-stirring camera record of the 1953 expedition that fought foot by foot to the top of the world's highest mountain (TIME. Dec. 21).

Escape from Fort Bravo. High-styled horse opera, a worthy stablemate to Shane and High Noon; with William Holden, John Forsythe (TIME, Dec. 14).

The Living Desert. Walt Disney's first full-length film of nature in the raw; seldom mild, often cruelly beautiful (TIME, Nov. 16).

The Actress. Ruth Gordon's hit comedy about stagestruck adolescence, with Spencer Tracy, Teresa Wright, Jean Simmons (TIME, Oct. 19).

The Captain's Paradise. Alec Guinness as a ferryboat captain who manages to have a...

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