Cinema: Current & Choice, Sep. 16, 1946

The Killers. Hemingway's short story blown up into a complex plot of thievery, violence and doublecross (TIME, Sept. 9).

Brief Encounter. A moving, British-made romance, filmed with skill and realism from a Noel Coward playlet (TIME, Sept. 9).

The Big Sleep. Humphrey Bogart & wife (Lauren Bacall) play hide-&-seek with sudden death (TIME, Aug. 26).

Caesar and Cleopatra. Shaw's wit, elegantly tossed around by Vivien Leigh and Claude Rains, amid several million dollars' worth of Egypt (TIME, Aug 19).

Notorious. Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant, constantly menaced by Director Alfred Hitchcock, stalk dangerous Nazis...

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