Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Sep. 8, 1958

Me and the Colonel. Danny Kaye, in one of his funniest films, as a Polish refugee stranded in Paris while the Wehrmacht approached in 1940, based on Jacobowsky and the Colonel, S. N. Behrman's 1944 Broadway version of a play by Austria's Franz Werfel (TIME, Sept. 1).

The Defiant Ones. Stanley Kramer's film about a Southern chain-gang escape, with drama and photography that are black and white, and characterizations that are expertly blended shades of grey; with Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier (TIME, Aug. 25).

The Reluctant Debutante. Rex Harrison and Wife Kay Kendall, a...

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