Cinema: Newsreel, Dec. 19, 1955

¶ More than 15 million moviegoers in 6,500 U.S. theaters cast votes at the end of November to choose their own film favorites in the first Audience Awards election. Winners of the gold-plated Audie, first cousin to the Oscar: best actor, the late James (East of Eden) Dean; best actress, Jennifer (Love Is a Many Splendored Thing) Jones; most promising new personalities (actor and actress), Tab (Battle Cry, Track of the Cat) Hunter and Peggy (Pete Kelly's Blues) Lee; best movie, Warner Bros.' Mr. Roberts.

¶ Sitting as an appeals board in New York,...

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