Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, may 13, 1957

Twelve Angry Men. A thriller of ideas in which the right to trial (and error) by jury is cleverly cross-examined by Scriptwriter Reginald Rose, Actor Henry Fonda (TIME, April 29).

The Strange One. Calder Willingham's novel (End As a Man) about a Southern military academy makes a slick, sadistic thriller—a slashing good cinema debut for Actor Ben Gazzara (TIME, April 22).

Men in War. Director Anthony Mann and his camera tell a modest story of the Korean War with an intimate intensity that makes every theater seat feel like a foxhole; with Robert Ryan and...

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