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Cinema: Current & Choice, Nov. 1, 1948

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Johnny Belinda. Uneven but affecting history of a deaf-mute slavey, well played by Jane Wyman, with Lew Ayres as a kindhearted doctor (TIME, Oct. 25).

Red River. Howard Hawks’s rattling good western about the first cattle drive over the Chisholm Trail; with John Wayne and Montgomery Clift (TIME, Oct. 4).

The Luck of the Irish. A pleasant little comedy that rises above its title; with Cecil Kellaway, Anne Baxter, Tyrone Power (TIME, Oct. 4).

Rachel and the Stranger. Engaging comedy-drama about the frontier of the early 1800s, with Robert Mitchum, Loretta Young, William Holden (TIME, Sept. 27).

Sorry, Wrong Number. Inflated but fairly exciting thriller, with Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster (TIME, Sept. 20).

Rope. Alfred Hitchcock’s blood-freezer about two bright young men who murder for fun; with John Dall, Farley Granger and James Stewart (TIME, Sept. 13).

Street with No Name. A skillful, conventional semi-documentary about G-men and young criminals, with Richard Widmark and Mark Stevens (TIME, Aug. 9).

Key Largo. A veteran recovers his self-respect fighting gangsters. Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lionel Barrymore, Claire Trevor et al. do fine work in John Huston’s adaptation of a Maxwell Anderson play (TIME, Aug. 2).

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