Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Sep. 1, 1958

The Defiant Ones. Stanley Kramer's film about a Southern chain-gang escape, with drama and photography that are black and white, and characterizations that are expertly blended shades of grey; with Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier (TIME, Aug. 25).

The Reluctant Debutante. Rex Harrison and Wife Kay Kendall, a spicy broth of a girl, ducking in and out of the soup in Director Vincente Minnelli's lighthearted peek at Mayfair manners and morals (TIME, Aug. 18).

La Parisienne. Brigitte Bardot, leaning voluptuously on the sure comic talents of Charles Boyer and Henri Vidal, finally makes a film that is as funny as it is fleshy...

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