The Exhibitor (1952)

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THE CHECK-UP Servisection 3 RKO (1950-51 release* from 101 1951-52 rtltaiM from 201) AT SWORD'S POINT — COSD— Cornel Wilde, Maureen O'Hara, June Clayworth— Name* should help routine costume drama— 81m.— see Jan. 30 issue— (Technicolor)— (220). BIG SKY, THE— MD— Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Eliza¬ beth Threatt— Good adventure yarn— 140m.— see July 16 issue. BODY SNATCHER, THE-MD-Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell, Ethel Atwater, Russell Wade— Reissue should prove okeh horror entry— 77m.— see Apr. 9 issue — (271). CAT PEOPLE— MD— Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Con¬ way— Reissue thriller has exploitation values— 73m. —see Jan. 2 issue— (267). CLASH BY NIGHT— D— Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe — Woman's drama has the angles— 104m.— see May 21 issue— (229). DESERT PASSAGE— W— Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Joan Dixon— Better than average western— 60m.— see May 21 issue— (230). FAITHFUL CITY— D— Jamie Smith, Ben Josef, John Slater —Highly interesting Israeli import— 86m.— see Apr. 9 issue— (Israeli-made)— (273). GIRL IN EVERY PORT, A-F-Groucho Marx, William Bendlx, Marie Wilson— Name draw should help un¬ even farce— 86m.— see Jan. 2 issue — Leg.: B— (218). HALF BREED, THE— MD— Robert Young, Janis Carter, Jack Buetel— Okeh programmer— 81m.— see Apr. 23 issue —Leg.: B— (Technicolor)— (228). HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, THE— D-Charles Laugh¬ ton, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Maureen O'Hara— Reissue has the angles— 1 17m.— see Jan. 2 issue— (266). I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE —MD— James Ellison, Frances Dee, Tom Conway— Reissue meller should attract thrill followers— 69m.— see Apr. 9 issue— (272). KING KONG— /AD— Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot— Exploitation reissue has plenty to sell— 100m. —see May 21 issue— (Reissue)— (269). LAS VEGAS STORY, THE-MD-Jane Russell, Victor Ma¬ ture, Vincent Price— Names should help interesting melodrama — 88m.— see Jan. 16 issue— Leg.: B — (217). LEOPARD MAN, THE— MD— Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, James Bell— Reissue has the angles— 66m.— see May 21 issue— (270). MACAO— MD— Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix— Meller has names to help— 80m.— see Mar. 26 issue— Leg.: B — (224). NARROW MARGIN, THE— MD-Charles McGrow, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White— For the lower half— 71m. —see Apr. 9 issue— (226). ONE MINUTE TO ZERO-MD-Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, William Talman— Well-made Korean war story has angles for the selling— 105m.— see July 16 issue. PACE THAT THRILLS, THE— AD— Bill Williams, Carla Balenda, Robert Armstrong— Okeh lower half entry— 63m.— see Mar. 26 issue— (213). RANCHO NOTORIOUS— OMD— Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer— Name draw should help okeh outdoor show — 89m. — see Feb. 13 issue— Leg.: B.— (Technicolor)— (221). RASHOMON—D— Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori— Import is strictly for the art and specialty houses— 87m.— see Jan. 2 issue— Leg.: B— (Japanesemade)— (English titles)— (268). ROAD AGENT — W — Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Noreen Nash— Okeh western— 60m.— see Feb. 13 issue— (223). SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS-CAR-Produced by Walt Disney— Reissue of classic has all the angles for the selling — 80m. — see Jan. 16 issue— (Re-release) —(Technicolor)— (292). STORY OF ROBIN HOOD, THE-AD-Richard Todd, Joan Rice, James Hayler— Picturization of classic has the angles for the selling— 83m.— see Mar. 26 issue— (Technicolor)— (Made in England)— (Disney). TARGET— W— Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Linda DouglasOkeh Holt— 60m.— see Apr. 9 issue— (227). TARZAN'S SAVAGE FURY— AD— Lex Parker, Dorothy Hart, Patric Knowles— Satisfactory series entry— 80m.— see Mar. 26 issue— (225). TEMBO— DOC— Howard Hill on African expedition— Good entry has angles for the action and exploitation houses— 80m. — see Jan. 2 issue— (Made in Africa)— (Ansco color)— (265). TRAIL GUIDE— W— Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Linda Doug¬ las— Okeh series effort— 60m.— see Jan. 30 issue— (219). WHISPERING SMITH VS. SCOTLAND YARD-MD-Richard Carlson, Greta Gynt, Rona Anderson— Okeh for the lower half— 77m.— see Mar. 26 issue— (English-made) —(222). WILD HEART, THE— D-Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cussack— Moody import will need plenty of push— Blm.— see June f issue— (English-made)— (Technicolor) —Leg.: B— (Selznlck)— (274). TO BE REVIEWED OR IN PRODUCTION ANDROCLES AND THE LION— Jean Simmons, Robert New¬ ton, Alan Young, Victor Mature. BEAUTIFUL BUT DANGEROUS — Jean Simmons, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Hunnicutt. BEWARE, MY LOVELY— Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan. BLACKBOARD THE PIRATE— Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, Keith Andes— (Technicolor). BREAK-UP— Victor Mature, Jean Simmons, James Gleason, Mary Jo Tarola. DIFFERENCE, THE— Frank Lovejoy, Edmund O'Brien, Eliza¬ beth Fraser. HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN — Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Renee Jeanmaire— (Technicolor)— (Goldwyn). JET PILOT — John Wayne, Janet Leigh, J. C Flippen — —1 19m.— (Technicolor). LUSTY MEN, THE— Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Ar¬ thur Kennedy. MONTANA BEUE — George Brent, Jane Russell, ScoH Brady— 81 m.-(Trucolor). MURDER, THE — Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman, Herbert Marshall. SPLIT SECOND— Jane Russell, Victor Mature. SUDDEN FEAR— Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame. SWORD OF VENUS— Robert Clarke, Catherine McLeod, Renee DeMarco. 3000 A.D.— Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Ron Randell. Republic 195051 releases from 5001 195152 releases from 5101) BAL TABARIN— MYDMU— Muriel Lawrence, William Ching, Claire Carleton— For the lower half— 84m.— (Partly made in France)— see July 2 issue— (5129). BLACK HILLS AMBUSH-W-Allan "Rocky" Lane, Eddy Waller, Leslye Banning— Standard Lane— 54m.— see June 18 issue— (5172). BORDER SADDLEMATES-W-Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Slim Pickens— Okeh Allen— 67m.— see May 7 issue— (5143). CAPTIVE OF BILLY THE KID-W-Allan "Rocky" Lane, Penny Edwards, Grant Withers— Standard series effort— 54m.— see Jan. 30 issue — (5064). COLORADO SUNDOWN-W-Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Slim Pickens— Okeh series entry— 67m.— see Feb. 27 issue— (5141). FABULOUS SENORITA, THE-C-Estelita, Robert Clarke, Nestor Paiva— Routine programmer for the lower half— 80m.— see Apr. 9 issue — (5125). GOBS AND GALS— C— George and Bert Bernard, Cathy Downs— Navy comedy will fit into the duallers— 88m.— see May 7 issue— (5128). HOODLUM EMPIRE— MD— Brian Donlevy, Forrest Tucker, Claire Trevor— Good meller— 98m.— see Feb. 27 issue -(5105). I DREAM OF JEANIE— DMU— Ray Middleton,. Bill Shirley, Muriel Lawrence— Family trade should like picturiza¬ tion of Stephen Foster's life — 90m.— see June 4 issue — (Trucolor)— (5106). LADY POSSESSED— D— James Mason, June Havoc, Ste¬ phen Dunne— Star draw may make the difference— 87m.— see Jan. 30 issue— (Partly made in England)— (5104). LEADVILLE GUNSLINGER— W— Allan "Rocky" Lane, Eddy Waller, Elaine Riley— Routine series entry— 54m.— see Mar'. 26 issue— (5171). OKLAHOMA ANNIE— WCMU— Judy Canova, John Russell, Grant Withers— Best for the small towns and neigh¬ borhoods— 90m.— see Apr. 23 issue — (Trucolor) — (5122). PALS OF THE GOLDEN WEST W Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Estelita Rodrigeuz— One of the better Rogers —67m.— see Jan. 2 issue — (5152). QUIET MAN, THE— CD— John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald— High rating— 129m.— see May 21 issue— (Technicolor)— (Partly made in Ireland). STORMBOUND— MD — Constance Dowling, Andrea Checci Aldo Silvani— Okeh import for the duallers— 60m.see Jan. 16 issue — (Italian-made)— (5032). WILD HORSE AMBUSH— W— Michael Chapin, Eilene Jans¬ sen, James Bell— Okeh for the youngsters-54m.— see May 7 issue— (5069). WOMAN IN THE DARK— MD— Penny Edwards, Ross Elliott, Rick Vallin— Average lower half entry-60m.— see Jan. 30 issue — (5131). TO BE REVIEWED OR IN PRODUCTION DESPERADOES' OUTPOST-Rocky Lane, Claudia Barrett, Eddie Waller. FAIR WIND TO JAVA— Fred MacMurray, Vera Ralston, Victor McLaglen— (Trucolor). FAIR WIND TO JAVA— Fred MacMurray, Vera Ralston, Victor McLaglen— (Trucolor). LADY WANTS MINK, THE-Ruth Hussey, Dennis O'Keefe, Eve Arden, William Demarest— (Trucolor). OLD OKLAHOMA PLAINS— Rex Allen, Elaine Edwards, Slim Pickens— (5144). RIDE THE MAN DOWN— Brian Donlevy, Forrest Tucker, Ella Raines. , , SOUTH PACIFIC TRAIL— Rex Allen, Estelita, Roy Barcroft. THUNDERBIRDS— John Derek, John Barrymore, Jr., Mona Freeman. THUNDERING CARAVANS— Rocky Lane, Eddy Waller, Mona Knox— (5173). TOUGHEST MAN IN ARIZONA— Vaughn Monroe, Joan Leslie, Victor Jory— (Trucolor). TROPICAL HEAT WAVE-Estelita, Robert Hutton, Kristine Miller, Grant Withers. WAC FROM WALLA WALLA Judy Canova, Stephen Dunne, June Vincent, _ , WOMAN IN THE WILDERNESS— Rod Cameron, Ruth Hus¬ sey, Gale Storm— (Trucolor). 20th Century-Fox (1951 releases from 101 1 952 releases from 201 ) BELLES ON THEIR TOES— C— Jeanne Crain, Myrna Loy, Jeffrey Hunter— Good program— 89m.— see Apr. 9 Is¬ sue— (Technicolor)— (213). BLACK SWAN, THE— MD— Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar— Reissue has the names and angles— 85m.— see July 2 issue— (Technicolor)— (258). DAVID AND BATHSHEBA— COSD— Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey— Impressive film should ride Into the higher grosses— 1 16m.— see Aug. 15 Is¬ sue — Leg.: B— (Technicolor )— ( 128). DEADLINE— U. *. A.— MD— Humphrey Bogart ,Ethel Barry¬ more, Kim Hunter— Good newspaper meller-87m.see Mar. 26 issue— leg. t B— (215). DIPLOMATIC COURIER— MD— Tyrone Power, Patricia Neal, Stephen McNally-Well-made spy thriller has the angles— 97m.— see June 18 issue— (Partly made in Europe)— (222). DON'T BOTHER TO KNOCK-MD-Richard Widmark, Mari¬ lyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft— Will need plenty of push —76m.— see July 16 issue— Leg.: "B"— (224). 5 FINGERS— MD— James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie— Well-made espionage meller is packed with selling angles— 108m.— see Feb. 27 issue— (208). JAPANESE WAR BRIDE — D — Shirley Yamaguchi, Dor Taylor, Cameron Mitchell— For the duallers — 92m.— see Jan. 16 issue — (202). KANGAROO— MD— Maureen O'Hara, Pteer Lawford, Fin¬ lay Currie— Interesting Australian-made meller is packed with selling angles— 84m.— see June 4 issue —(Made in Australia)— (Technicolor)— (217). LADY IN THE IRON MASK— MD— Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, Alan Hale, Jr.— Okeh programmer for the twin bills— 78m.— see June 18 Issue— (Natural Color) -(218). LAURA— MYD— Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb —Fair reissue— 88m.— see July 2 issue— (252). LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN-D-Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price— Reissue has the names to help— 1 10m.— see May 21 issue— (Technicolor)— (255). LYDIA BAILEY— MD— Dale Robertson, Anne Francis, Charles Korvin— Colorful picturization of best-seller is loaded with merchandising opportunities— 89m.— see Juno 4 issue— (Technicolor)— (219). OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT, THE-MD-Anne Baxter, Dale Robertson, Miriam Hopkins— Name draw should foelp melodrama— 81m.— see May 7 issue— (216). PHONE CALL FROM A STRANGER— Shelley Winters, Gary Merrill, Bette Davis, Michael Rennie— Good program —96m.— see Jan. 16 issue — Leg.: B— (204). PRIDE OF ST. LOUIS, THE-CD-Dan Dailey, Joanne Dru, Richard Hylton— Good baseball drama— 93m.— see Feb. 27 issue — (211). RAINS CAME, THE— D— Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, George Brent, Brenda Joyce— Reissue has the names and angles— 95m.— see May 21 issue— (256). RED SKIES OF MONTANAMD— Richard Widmark, Canstance Smith, Jeffrey Hunter— Good melodrama— 98m, —see Jan. 30 issue— (Technicolor)— (207). RETURN OF THE TEXAN— D— Dale Robertson, Joanne Dru Walter Brennan— Pleasing programmer will appeal most to small town, neighborhood trade— 87m. — se« Feb. 13 issue— (209). ROSE OF C1MMARON— W— Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams— Outdoor show will fir into the duallers— 72m.— see Mar. 12 issue— (Natural Color)— (212). THIS ABOVE ALL — D — Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell— World War II reissue has names to help— 1 10m.— see July 2 issue— (253). TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI-CD-John Payne, Mqureen O'Hara, Randolph Scott— Name values should aid re¬ issue— 86m.— see July 2 issue — (Technicolor)— (257). VIVA ZAPATA!— MD— Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, An¬ thony Quinn— High rating— 1 13m.— see Feb. 13 issue— (2061. WAIT 'TIL THE SUN SHINES, NELLIE— CD— Jean Peters, David Wayne, Hugh Marlowe — Nostalgic comedy drama has the angles— 108m.— see June 4 issue— (Technicolor)— (220). WE'RE NOT MARRIED C Ginger Rogers, Fred Allen, Victor Moore, Marilyn Monroe, David Wayne, Louis Calhern, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Paul Douglas, Eve Arden, Eddie Bracken, Mitzi Gaynor— Names should help amusing comedy— 85m.— see July 2 issue— Leg.: B— (221). WITH A SONG IN MY HEART-DMU— Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, David Wayne, Thelma Ritter— High rating— 1 17m.— see Feb. 13 issue — Leg.: B— (Techni¬ color)— (210). TO BE REVIEWED OR IN PRODUCTION BLOODHOUNDS OF BROADWAY — M|tzi Gaynor, Scott Brady, Mitzi Green— (Technicolor)^ DOWN AMONG THE SHELTERING PALMS-WIIIiam Lundigan, Jane Greer, David Wayne— (Technicolor)— Leg.: B-(214). DREAM BOAT — Clifton Webb, Anne Francis, Ginger Rogers— (223). FARMER TAKES A WIFE, THE-Betty Grable, Dale Robert¬ son, Thelma Ritter— (Technicolor). GIRL NEXT DOOR, THE— June Haver, Dan Dailey, Dennis Dov — fTWhnirolor) GOLDEN CONDOR, THE-Cornel Wilde, Constance Smith, Finlay Currie— (Technicolor)— (Made In Guatemala). I DON'T CARE GIRL, THE— Mitzi Gaynor, David Wayne, Oscar levant — (Technicolor). LURE OF THE WILDERNESS— Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter, Walter Brennan— (Technicolor)— 92m. LES MISERABLES— Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Robert Newton— (225)— 104m. MABEL AND ME— Dan Dailey, Corlnne Calvet. MONKEY BUSINESS— Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn. MY WIFE'S BEST FRIEND-Anne Baxter, Macdonald Carey, Cecil Kellaway. NIAGARA— Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Marilyn Monroe —(Technicolor). , NIGHT WITHOUT SLEEP-Linda Darnell, Gary Merrill, Hildeerarde Neff. O'HENRY'S FULL HOUSE-Jeanne Cram, Farley Granger, Charles Laughton, David Wayne, Richard Widmark, Dale Robertson, Anne Baxter, Jean Peters, Fred All©n« PANIC STRICKEN-Joseph CoHen, Teresa Wright, Pamela Duncan. . , PONY SOLDIER— Tyrone Power, Penny Edwards, Richard Boone— (Technicolor). POWDER RIVER— Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell, Corlnne Calvet, Penny Edwards. RUBY GENTRY— Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden. _ , SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO, THE— Gregory Peck, Su*on Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegarde Neff— (Technl SOMETmNG FOR THE BIRDS-Patricla Neal, Victor Mature, Edmund Gwenn. STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER-Clifton Webb, Ruth Hus¬ sey, Debra Paget— (Technicolor). JULY 23, 1952 exhibitor