Cinema, Also Showing May 29, 1950

Adam and Evalyn (Rank; Universal-International) is a British movie cut to an old Hollywood pattern—not a very good pattern by the standards of moviemaking on either side of the Atlantic. A dashing young society gambler (Stewart Granger) promises a dying buddy to take his daughter out of an orphanage and give her a home. The girl (Jean Simmons) is an ungainly waif who takes Granger for her father. He finally sets her straight and packs her off to a Swiss finishing school, which returns her to him as a glamorous dish. She consents to marry, and he to reform. Actress Simmons,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!