The Eugene O'Neill play, one of his earliest and one carrying plenty of gutter dialog and epithets, dealt with the futility of brawn over brain, but also severely attacked capitalism and at one…
Summer Storm is a carefully made drama of people and passion adapted from a Chekhov drama [The Shooting Party].
Yarn [from a novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall], dedicated to the Fighting French, unwinds in a series of flashbacks, as related by a French liaison officer (Claude Rains) to an…
Lost in a Harem is good standard fare for Abbott and Costello fans. The boys are in the groove, knocking themselves out for laughs in a slapstick bit of nonsense that is plenty corny at times, but is…
Samuel Bronston has brought to the screen one of the great men of American letters, Jack London, and if ever there was a blood-and-guts subject for Hollywood treatment, London has long seemed a…
Hunt Stromberg's film version of the Hagar Wilde-Dale Eunson play [Dear Evelyn] is a bit on the arty side. Transition of a legit piece of this kind, dealing with a peculiar type of neurotic, to…
As Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston, Aline MacMahon, Akim Tamiroff, and all the rest of the very competent cast troupe it, they make Dragon Seed for all its two-and-a-half hours a compelling saga…
With Ary Barroso, Latin-American composer who did the lilting 'Brazil' song-dance number, contributing bulk of music, this is in the groove for all who like south-of-border music.
France under the Nazis is again being portrayed in Uncertain Glory, a psychological, melodramatic study that is lengthy and frequently tedious.
Lt Col James Doolittle mapped his blitz on Japan 131 days after Pearl Harbor. There is suspense as the flyers prepare themselves for their long-range training in anticipation of the secret mission…