Cinema: The New Pictures, Aug. 2, 1948

Key Largo (Warner), with which Writer-Director John Huston follows Treasure of Sierra Madre (TIME, Feb. 2), is no match for that magnificent picture. But as intelligent melodrama it is very good and as moviemaking it is one of the best pictures of the year.

Ghosts of the '20s. Huston and Co-Writer Richard Brooks have updated (and all but completely rewritten) Maxwell Anderson's nine-year-old play about a disillusioned veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and how he recovered his courage. McCloud (Humphrey Bogart), a veteran of World War II, comes to one of the Florida...

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