Sunrise at Campobello (Schary Production; Warner), quite aside from its respectable merits as heroic drama, patriotic myth, situation comedy and outright soap opera, comes along as a timely piece of campaign propaganda for the Democrats.
Adapted by Dore Schary from his prizewinning play (TIME, Feb. 10, 1958), Sunrise starts off with a heart-rending half-hour description of how Franklin Roosevelt (Ralph Bellamy) was struck down, at the age of 39, by infantile paralysis in the family cottage on Campobello
BELLAMY & GARSON AS THE ROOSEVELTS
The tale that wags the donkey?
Island off the Canadian coast. In the rest of this 143-minute film, Scriptwriter Schary (who...