The Enemy Below. A thriller of a duel between a DE and a U-boat, well played by Robert Mitchum and Curt Jürgens, sharply directed by Dick Powell (TIME Jan. 13).
The Bridge on the River Kwai. Director David Lean's magnificently ironic adventure story, developed into a tragic exploration of the unmeaning of life; with Alec Guinness, William Holden (TIME, Dec. 23).
Paths of Glory. A passion out of fashion, anti-militarism, vented by a gifted new director, 29-year-old Stanley Kubrick (TIME, Dec. 9).
Don't Go Near the Water. A daffy piece of South Pacifiction, based on...