Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 14, 1946

Blue Skies (Paramount) has Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire and a couple of dozen old & new Irving Berlin melodies. Millions of moviegoers, happily fighting their way to the box office, will ask nothing more of this $3 million Technicolored exhibition of Old Masters.

Bing (whose gross income this year will exceed $1½ million) has never been in better voice. Astaire, at 47, seems to step as nimbly as he ever did. The Berlin tunes and lyrics—from All Alone right up to the new You Keep Coming Back Like a Song—are as sweetly foolish and...