The Naked Sea. The saga of a tuna clipper: a fish story with some spectacular truth in it (TIME, Jan. 23).
The Night My Number Came Up. Thirteen people are caught in a dream that starts to come true: a low-voltage shocker from Britain, with crackling good performances by Michael Redgrave, George Rose (TIME, Jan. 2).
The Man with the Golden Arm. Nelson Algren's tale of a hot dealer who deals himself a cold card: heroin. A powerful story in which Frank Sinatra is unforgettable (TIME, Dec. 26).
The Rose Tattoo. Anna Magnani, in her first Hollywood film, gets the year's loudest laughs as...