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Fire Down Below. Scriptwriter Irwin Shaw concocts a fast-paced yarn of the Caribbean, punctuates it with lust, betrayal and revenge; with Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Jack Lemmon (TIME, July 22).

Sweet Smell of Success. A whiff of the rat-tat-tattle machinations of a poison-penned Broadway columnist and his hatchetman; with Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis (TIME, June 24).

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...

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