Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 13, 1958

Harry Black and the Tiger (20th Century-Fox). If tigers had actors' agents, this movie might have kicked up a squabble along producers' row. The tiger so clearly deserves top billing. While all the two-legged characters wade around uncertainly in one another's shallow psyches, the purposeful tabby chews up half the population of India (although only two on-camera) and chops Actor Stewart Granger to bits. Prowling through the hill country of southern India, Cameraman Harry Gillan has brought back some startling footage on a real cool cat.

Unfortunately, there are a few squares loitering in the tall grass. Actor Granger strides up answering...

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