Cinema: Current & Choice, Aug. 19, 1946

Canyon Passage. Ripsnorting Technicolored escape into the Old West with romance, fist fights, Indians and Hoagy Carmichael ballads (TIME, Aug. 5).

Easy to Wed. Van Johnson, egged on by Lucille Ball, Esther Williams and Keenan Wynn, sings, dances and takes pratfalls (TIME, July 15).

Smoky. Expert Technicolor treatment of the Will James story, starring Fred MacMurray and a piece of beautiful black horseflesh (TIME, July 8).

The Searching Wind. Robert Young and Sylvia Sidney in Lillian Hellman's angry film sermon against umbrella-carrying diplomats (TIME, July 1).

Anna and the King of Siam. Lively period...

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