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The Movies of 1952: World Premieres
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 Come Back, Little Sheba Dir. Daniel Mann. With Shirley Booth, Burt Lancaster, Terry Moore C+
 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+

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

Ikiru Dir. Akira Kurosawa. With Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Miki Odagiri, Haruo Tanaka 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

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
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

Umberto D. Dir. Vittorio De Sica. With Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari B–

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+