Guys and Dolls. Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine in Samuel Goldwyn's $5,000,000 version of the Broadway musical. It's a beaut, but Sam made the prints too long (TIME Nov. 14).
The Big Knife. Clifford Odets gums away at some sour grapes, and spits the seeds at Hollywood; with Jack Palance, Ida Lupino (TIME, Oct. 24).
The Desperate Hours. A man's home is his prison in the thriller-diller of the season; with Fredric March, Humphrey Bogart (TIME, Oct. 10).
Trial. A termite's-eye view of how U.S. Communists bore a worthy cause from within; with Glenn Ford, Arthur Kennedy (TIME, Oct. 3).