CHOICE FOR 1958: American


The Enemy Below. One of the best movies ever made about naval warfare—the story of a duel between a U.S. destroyer escort (Robert Mitchum) and a German sub (Curt Jürgens) in the South Atlantic (TIME, Jan. 13).

The High Cost of Loving. A gentle little satire on the suburban manners and office morals of a company man, recession phase, charmingly played and directed by José Ferrer (TIME, March 24).

The Hot Spell. A lower-middle-class family washes its dirty linen in public —a fine piece of domestic realism, knowingly directed by Daniel Mann, feelingly played by Shirley Booth and Anthony Quinn...

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