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Best Movies of 1951

Movie Mirrors

by Sanderson Beck

Movie Mirrors Introduction

Abbreviations
 Title

Min.

c S M H P V En Ed
 Ace in the Hole (The Big Carnival) 111   8  6  7    6  7
 African Queen, The 105  c  8  8  7  9  8  7  6
 American in Paris, An 103   7  7  8  9  8  7  7
 Angels in the Outfield 99  b 7 6  4  6 6 5 6
 Bright Victory 97  b  6 6 5  6  7
 Browning Version, The 90  b 8 7 5 7 7  6  7
 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. 117  c 7 6 4 7 6  6  5
 Come Fill the Cup 113  b 6 5 5  6  6
 Cry, the Beloved Country 96  b 7 7 5 7 7  5  6
 David and Bathsheba 116  5 4 5 3 6  7  7
 Day the Earth Stood Still, The 92  b 7 8 6 7 7  6  8
 Desert Fox, The 88  b 7 6 6 7 6  6  7
 Detective Story 103  b 6 7 6 7  7  7
 Father’s Little Dividend 82  b 6 6 4 5 6  6  6
 Go for Broke! 92  b 6 6 4 6 5  5  6
 Great Caruso, The 109  c 6 6 6 7 5  6  5
 I Want You 102  b 4 6 4 5  6  7
 I’ll See You In My Dreams 110  b 6 5 5 6 5  6  5
 Jim Thorpe - All American 107  b 6 5 4 5 5  6  6
 Lavender Hill Mob, The 81  b 8 7 8 9 7  6  6
 Lemon Drop Kid, The 91  b 6 6 5 5 5  6  5
 Magic Box, The 108  c 6 8 5  6 7
 Man in the White Suit, The 85  b 8 7 8 9 7  6  6
 Mating Season, The 101  b 5 7 4  6  6
 Miracle In Milan (Italian) 95  b 7 7 6 6 6  6  7
 Miss Julie (Swedish) 90  b 7 6 5 3 4  5  6
 Model and the Marriage Broker, The 103  b 6 6 4  6  6
 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell 87  b 6 5 5      6  5
 No Highway 98  b 6 6 6 5 6  5  6
 On Moonlight Bay 95  c 6 5 6  5  6  6
 Payment on Demand 90  b 5 6 5 5  5  6
 People Will Talk 110  b 7 7 6  5  7  7
 Place In the Sun, A 122  b 7 6 6  7  6  6
 Quo Vadis 171  c 7 6 6  5  7  8
 Red Badge of Courage, The 69  b 5 7 6 6 7  6  7
 River, The 99  c 8 8 5 6 8  5  6
 Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) 83  b 7 8 7  6  7
 Show Boat 107  c 6 6 6 6 5  7  6
 Sirocco 98  b 4 5 4 5 5  6  6
 Steel Helmet, The 85  b 7 7 6 7  7  7
 Strangers on a Train 101  b 8 8 7 9 8  7  6
 Streetcar Named Desire, A 122  b 8 8 6 9 8  8  8
 Westward the Women 118  b 5 6 5 8 6  6  6

Abbreviations
b = black and white
c = color
S = Scheuer's rating
M = Maltin's rating
H = Halliwell's rating
P = Martin & Porter's rating
V = Videohound's rating
En = Beck's entertainment value
Ed = Beck's educational value

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