Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, may 2, 1955

Marty. The love story of "a very good butcher"; home truth and homely humor in the life of an ordinary man—well found by Playwright Paddy Chayefsky, well expressed by Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair (TIME, April 18).

East of Eden. Director Elia Kazan does his best with one of John Steinbeck's worst novels, and a new star, James Dean, is born of his pains; with Julie Harris (TIME, March 21).

The Wages of Fear. Fear, oil, greed, Central America and nitroglycerin, stirred together in an angry philosophical shocker by French Director Henri-Georges Clouzot (TIME, Feb. 21).

Romeo and Juliet. Never has Shakespeare's love poem been...

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