Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Sep. 15, 1958

The Big Country. Director-Producer William Wyler's return to the Old West is no less triumphant because it is frankly epic in scope, and Burl Ives acts with the strength of ten as an up-from-the-dust rancher; with Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston, Carroll Baker (TIME, Sept. 8).

Me and the Colonel. Danny Kaye, in one of his funniest films, based on Jacobowsky and the Colonel, S. N. Behrman's 1944 Broadway version of a play by Austria's Franz Werfel (TIME, Sept. 1).

The Defiant Ones. Stanley Kramer's film about a Southern chain-gang escape, with drama and photography that are black and white, and characterizations...

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