Rouge et Noir. The edge of Stendhal's satire is dulled by sentiment, but all the same his great novel makes a good movie; with Gérard Philipe, Danielle Darrieux, Antonella Lualdi (TIME. May 5).
The Young Lions. Irwin Shaw's bestseller about World War II, clarified by an intelligent script and two gifted actors, Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift (TIME, April 14).
Stage Struck. Local girl makes good on Broadwaythe hard way: with Susan Strasberg. Henry Fonda (TIME, April 7).
The High Cost of Loving. The hilarious private life of a rising young white-collar couple, described by Scriptwriter Rip Van Ronkel and Actor-Director José Ferrer (TIME,...