Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Nov. 19, 1956

Vitelloni. One of the best of the Italian movies—a biting but not bitter satire of small-town life, by Federico Fellini, who directed La Strada (TIME, Nov. 5).

Wee Geordie. The stiffest comic punch the British have delivered since High and Dry—an intoxicating mixture of Scotch and wry; with Bill Travers, Alastair Sim (TIME, Oct. 29).

Giant. In a big (3 hr. 18 min.), tough picture based on Edna Ferber's bestseller about Texas, Director George Stevens digs the rowels of social satire into the soft underbelly of U.S. materialism; with Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean (TIME, Oct. 22).

Yang Kwei Fei. A Japanese interpretation...

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