Cinema: The New Pictures, Jun. 30, 1958

Kings Go Forth (Frank Ross-Eton Production; United Artists), the Hollywood mistreatment of a capable war novel by Joe David Brown (TIME, April 9, 1956), is one of those embarrassing pictures that say all the right things but obviously do not understand what they mean. It says that war is hell, that love is holy, that color is only skin-deep, that insincerity is the root of all evil. But it says all these things as a parrot requests a cracker, by rote and without conviction ; and instead of conviction, the picture offers a...

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