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The Movies of 1957: U.S. Releases
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Top Ten List

1. Smiles of a Summer Night Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Gunnar Björnstrand, Eva Dahlbeck A
2. The Bridge on the River Kwai Dir. David Lean. With William Holden, Alec Guinness A–
3. Forty Guns Dir. Samuel Fuller. With Barry Sullivan, Barbara Stanwyck, Dean Jagger, John Ericson A–
4. The Mystery of Picasso Dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot. Documentary set in Picasso's studio A–

Remainder of Films Screened

A Face in the Crowd Dir. Elia Kazan. With Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa B
Witness for the Prosecution Dir. Billy Wilder. With Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power B

12 Angry Men Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, E.G. Marshall B–
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison Dir. John Huston. With Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr B–
Paths of Glory Dir. Stanley Kubrick. With Kirk Douglas, George Macready, Adolphe Menjou B–
Peyton Place Dir. Mark Robson. With Lana Turner, Michael Rossi, Diane Varsi, Russ Tamblyn B–

Clash by Night Dir. John Frankenheimer. TV Movie. With Kim Stanley, E.G. Marshall C+
The Three Faces of Eve Dir. Nunnally Johnson. With Joanne Woodward, Lee J. Cobb C+
Wild Is the Wind Dir. George Cukor. With Anna Magnani, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Franciosa C+

3:10 to Yuma Dir. Delmer Daves. With Van Heflin, Glenn Ford, Leora Dana, Robert Emhardt C
Crime of Passion Dir. Gerd Oswald. With Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr C

Raintree County Dir. Edward Dmytryk. With Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor D

In Need of Reappraisal

Sweet Smell of Success Dir. Alexander Mackendrick. With Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster