Cinema: The New Pictures, Jan. 10, 1955

Green Fire (MGM) spreads caviar on hardtack—which hardly improves the hardtack, and pretty well spoils the caviar. Grace Kelly is the delicacy in question, and what she is wasted on here is an ordinary Grade B jungle bungle. In Green Fire, as in Mogambo, the only other picture she has made at Metro, Grace is caviar to the crocodiles. A coffee heiress, she lives on a South American mocha finca. The nearest eligible male is weeks away. Hold on though, here comes Stewart Granger up the river, looking almost as hungry as she does....

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