Cinema: New Picture, Oct. 10, 1960

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...

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