Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Aug. 9, 1954

Rear Window. Hot and cold flashes of kissing and killing, as Alfred Hitchcock lets Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly and the customer get the eavesdrop on a murderer (TIME, Aug. 2).

The Earrings of Madame De . . . A bubbling little masterpiece of ormolu romance and French wit, triple sec, lovingly directed by Max Ophuls: with Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica (TIME, July 26).

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Plutarch's story of The Rape of the Sabine Women, updated to make the best cine-musical since An American in Paris (TIME, July 12).

Dial M for Murder. Ray Milland tries to murder Grace...

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