Butterfield 8. The crude but affecting tart's tragedy of the O'Hara novel has become a sleek and libidinous lingerie meller featuring Elizabeth Taylor as an enthusiastic amateur.
General della Rovere (in Italian). Roberto Rossellini's first topflight film since Paisan (1946) tells the almost unbearably moving story of a petty larcenist, skillfully played by Vittorio De Sica, who through wartime suffering becomes the hero he was forced to impersonate.
Weddings and Babies. A brilliant technical tour de force by Shoestring Independent Morris (The Little Fugitive) Engel, whose candidly filmed story of a smalltime photographer...