Sweet Smell of Success. A whiff of the rat-tat-tattle machinations of a poison-penned Broadway columnist and his hatchetman; with Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis cracking whiplash dialogue (TIME, June 24).
Twelve Angry Men. A thriller of ideas in which the right to trial (and error) by jury is cleverly cross-examined by Scriptwriter Reginald Rose, Actor Henry Fonda (TIME, April 29).
The Strange One. Calder Willingham's novel (End As a Man) about a Southern military academy makes a slick, sadistic thrillera slashing good cinema debut for Broadway Actor Ben Gazzara (TIME, April 22).
Men in War....