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Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Sep. 19, 1955

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It’s Always Fair Weather. A sharp little musical that needles TV—without trying, of course, to burst the Electronic Bubble; with Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Michael Kidd (TIME, Sept. 5).

The Sheep Has Five Legs. French Domic Fernandel, who is much too funny ‘or one man, plays six men. He is too funny for six men, too (TIME, Sept. 5).

Ulysses. The Homeric legend made (in Italy) into a foaming saga of sea adventure; with Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano (TIME, Aug. 22).

I Am a Camera. A nymph’s regress in Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin; Julie Harris, at both hooch and cootch, is a omic sensation (TIME, Aug. 15).

The Shrike. The story of a morally helpless husband (Jóse Ferrer) and his predatory wife (June Allyson) (TIME, July 25).

Mr. Roberts. First-rate retelling of he long-run Broadway hit about life aboard a Navy supply ship; with Henry Fonda, James Cagney (TIME, July 18).

The Seven Year Itch. Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell help Director Billy Wilder make George Axelrod’s comedy an engaging romp (TIME, June 13).

Marty. The love story of a “very good butcher”; home truth and homely humor in the life of an ordinary man—well perceived by Playwright Paddy Chayefsky, well expressed by Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair (TIME, April 18).

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