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The Movies of 1952: U.S. Releases
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 Come Back, Little Sheba Dir. Daniel Mann. With Shirley Booth, Burt Lancaster, Terry Moore C+
 Gaslight Dir. Thorold Dickinson. With Diana Wynyard, Anton Walbrook, Frank Pettingell B
 The Importance of Being Earnest Dir. Anthony Asquith. With Michael Redgrave B+
 Moulin Rouge Dir. John Huston. With José Ferrer, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon C–

Full Listing of Films Screened

5 Fingers Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. With James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie B+

The Bad and the Beautiful Dir. Vincente Minnelli. With Kirk Douglas, Barry Sullivan B
The Big Sky Dir. Howard Hawks. With Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Arthur Hunnicutt B+

Come Back, Little Sheba Dir. Daniel Mann. With Shirley Booth, Burt Lancaster, Terry Moore C+

Gaslight Dir. Thorold Dickinson. With Diana Wynyard, Anton Walbrook, Frank Pettingell B
The Greatest Show on Earth Dir. Cecil B. DeMille. With Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton C–

High Noon Dir. Fred Zinnemann. With Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado B

The Importance of Being Earnest Dir. Anthony Asquith. With Michael Redgrave B+
Ivanhoe Dir. Richard Thorpe. With Robert Taylor, Joan Fontaine, Elizabeth Taylor, Guy Rolfe C

The Lavender Hill Mob Dir. Charles Crichton. With Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway B

Macao Dir. Josef von Sternberg, nominally. With Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Brad Dexter B+
The Member of the Wedding Dir. Fred Zinnemann. With Julie Harris, Ethel Waters C
Miss Julie Dir. Alf Sjøberg. With Anita Björk, Ulf Palme, Marta Dörff, Anders Henrikson B–
Moulin Rouge Dir. John Huston. With José Ferrer, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon C–
My Cousin Rachel Dir. Henry Koster. With Richard Burton, Olivia de Havilland, Robert Squire B

On Dangerous Ground Dir. Nicholas Ray. With Robert Ryan, Ida Lupino, Ward Bond B

Park Row Dir. Samuel Fuller. With Gene Evans, Mary Welch, Herbert Heyes, Forrest Taylor B+

The Quiet Man Dir. John Ford. With John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald B+

Singin' in the Rain Dirs. Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly. With Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor A+
The Snows of Kilimanjaro Dir. Henry King. With Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Susan Hayward C+
The Star Dir. Stuart Heisler. With Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Warner Anderson, June Travis C–
Sudden Fear Dir. David Miller. With Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett B

The Thief Dir. Russell Rouse. With Ray Milland, Martin Gabel, Harry Bronson, Rita Gam B–
This Woman Is Dangerous Dir. Felix E. Feist. With Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian C

Viva Zapata! Dir. Elia Kazan. With Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, Alan Reed B

With a Song in My Heart Dir. Walter Lang. With Susan Hayward, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun C+