Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Jan. 24, 1955

Bad Day at Black Rock. Spencer Tracy is first-rate as a stranger among sullen evildoers in a cat-and-mouse game set in the Southwest (TIME, Jan. 17).

Romeo and Juliet. Never has Shakespeare's love poem been so splendidly set —among the Renaissance remains of Venice, Verona, Siena; with Laurence Harvey and Susan Shentall (TIME, Dec. 20).

The Country Girl. A slickly made story (by Clifford Odets) about a Broadway has-been (Bing Crosby), his bitter wife (Grace Kelly), and a cynical director (William Holden) who tries to pull them apart. (TIME, Dec. 13).

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