Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Jul. 9, 1956

The Killing. Only cops and robbers, but the skulduggery is skillfully controlled by Director Stanley Kubrick (TIME, June 4).

The Swan. Grace Kelly in a royal courtship gets a witty assist from Actor Alec Guinness and Playwright Ferenc Molnar (TIME, April 23).

The Bold and the Brave. A war film with ideas that hit as hard as bullets; with Wendell Corey, Don Taylor, Mickey Rooney (TIME, April 16).

Forbidden Planet. Some fascinating gadgets and a robot butler make life in outer space seem even better than in split-level suburbia (TIME, April 9).

Richard III. Shakespeare's sinister parable of power is made into a darkly magnificent...

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