Cinema: Top Ten

The ten most-popular movie stars in the U.S. for 1956, according to a poll of film critics, theater owners and representatives of various public groups conducted by the trade publication Boxoffice:

1) Kim Novak

2) William Holden

3) Doris Day

4) Marilyn Monroe

5) Susan Hayward

6) Deborah Kerr

7) Marlon Brando

8) Frank Sinatra

9) Grace Kelly

10) Elizabeth Taylor

Biggest surprise on the list is platinum blonde Kim Novak, 23, who leaped into first place from nowhere. Unknown two years ago when Columbia began building her up to replace Rita Hayworth, she has made only six pictures, shot to the top in the last three—as the beautiful sister in...

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