Gervaise. Emile Zola's L'Assommoir, a vast cry of rage at man's fate, diminished by French taste into the touching story of a woman's ruin; with Maria Schell (TIME, Nov. 18).
Pal Joey. A mildly anemic version of the full-blooded Broadway musicalwith Frank Sinatra supplying a strong jolt of the glamour vitamin (TIME, Oct. 28).
Les Girls. The most stylish movie musical of the year, with Kay Kendall, the most stylish comedienne the British have turned up in 30 years (TIME. Oct. 14).
The Pajama Game. A bouncy, bawdy musical about congenial labor-management strife in a Dubuque nightwear factory; with John Raitt and Doris Day...