Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Dec. 17, 1956

The Magnificent Seven. Blood and thunder in medieval Japan, with overtones of agrarian allegory, masterfully directed by the man (Akira Kurosawa) who made Rashomon (TIME, Dec. 10).

Marcelino. A miracle play filled with a shining sweetness, made in Spain by Director Ladislao Vajda (TiME. Nov. 26).

Vitelloni. One of the best of the Italian-made movies—a biting but not bitter satire of small-town life, by Federico Fellini, who directed La Strada (TIME, Nov. 5).

Around the World in 80 Days. Producer Mike Todd, with the help of Jules Verne, 46 stars and $6,000,000, has created what is certainly the most spectacular travelogue ever seen on...

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