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Review: '7 Wonders of the World'

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While the titular 7 Wonders of the World might be pointed to captiously as a misnomer, [this third Cinerama production] is a resourceful kickoff for an airlift from Manhattan through 32 countries in…

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Review: '1984'

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A sinister glimpse of the future as envisaged by George Orwell, 1984 is a grim, depressing picture. The action takes place after the first atomic war, with the world divided into three major powers.

Natalie Wood and James Dean
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Review: 'Rebel Without a Cause'

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Here is a fairly exciting, suspenseful and provocative, if also occasionally far-fetched, melodrama of unhappy youth on another delinquency kick. The plot bears no resemblance to the content of a…

Ernest Borgnine
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Review: 'Marty'

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If "Marty" is an example of the type of material that can be gleaned, then studio story editors better spend more time at home looking at television. Based on Paddy Chayefsky's one-shot Television…

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Review: 'Daddy Long Legs'

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Mary Pickford was the American sweetheart of an actress who suffered the orphanage hardships when First National made Daddy Long Legs in 1919. With Leslie Caron and Fred Astaire in the leads, the…

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Review: 'New York Confidential'

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Among crime exposes New York Confidential stacks up as one of the better-made entries, thanks to a well-fashioned story and good performances by a cast of familiar names. While a tough…

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Review: 'You're Never Too Young'

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In You're Never Too Young, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis have one of their funniest pictures. Sidney Sheldon's screenplay [suggested by a play by Edward Childs Carpenter from a story by Fannie…

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Review: 'Women's Prison'

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Psychological aspects of life behind bars, particularly as far as femmes are concerned, get a generous probing in Women's Prison [from a screen story by Jack DeWitt]. Villain of the piece is Amelia…

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Review: 'White Feather'

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Screenplay, based on a John Prebble story about the Cheyenne Indians circa 1877 when they were being pushed out of Wyoming by the Federals, is grippingly unfolded in colorful CinemaScope.

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Review: 'We're No Angels'

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Paramount has fashioned a breezy 105-minute VistaVision feature. Light antics swing around three convicts of Devil's Island who find themselves playing Santa Claus to a family they came to rob.