Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Sep. 17, 1956

War and Peace. An uneven but brilliantly pictorial treatment of Tolstoy's great novel, with some of the best battle pieces ever seen on film; starring Henry Fonda, Audrey Hepburn, Mel Ferrer (TIME, Sept.10).

Bus Stop. Don Murray ropes, brands and corrals expert Comedienne Marilyn Monroe in a rowdy version of William Inge's Broadway hit (TIME, Sept. 3).

Somebody Up There Likes Me. The punk-to-puncher saga of ex-Middleweight Champion Rocky Graziano; with Paul Newman and Pier Angeli (TIME, July 23).

La Strada. A bittersweet fable about a half-wit girl and a brutal carnival strongman; with Anthony Quinn and Giulietta Masina (TIME, July 23).

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