Cinema: Jan. 19, 1962

The Second Time Around. Debbie Reynolds plumes herself with horsefeathers in a comedy western that, saving her presence, would have been just one more prairie dog.

Mysterious Island. A fizzy reinflation of Jules Verne's gasbag thriller.

The Innocents. A story of profound religious horror, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, has been diminished by Director Jack (Room at the Top) Clayton into a sophisticated psychiatric chiller. Deborah Kerr is exquisitely hysterical as the haunted heroine.

La Belle Americaine. A running gag about U.S. automobiles that sometimes stalls but usually crowds the speed limit; written, directed and acted by Robert (La Plume de...

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