Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Aug. 1, 1955

The Shrike. The depressing story of a morally helpless husband (José Ferrer) and his predatory wife (June Allyson); a brilliant movie translation of Joseph Kramm's Pulitzer-Prizewinning play (TIME, July 25).

Mr. Roberts. First-rate retelling of the long-run Broadway hit about life aboard a Navy supply ship; with Henry Fonda, James Cagney (TIME, July 18).

Summertime. Katharine Hepburn finds love and gentle heartbreak in Venice; with Rossano Brazzi (TIME, June 27).

The Great Adventure. Arne Sucks-dorff's nature film, a blending of terror and tenderness in the seasonal round of life in a Swedish forest (TIME, June...

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