Pearl Buck's novel of the tenacity of Chinese guerrillas who harass the Japanese advance, and the American medico who runs the hospital in the key Chinese village, turns out far from the spectacular…
Produced on a low budget, with a sterling cast of actors' actors, this picture just oozes with class because of the excellent adaptation and direction it has been given by radio's Arch Oboler, author…
As a film Walk is not so sunny. It is distinguished for some excellent, earthy GI dialog, but the author has failed to achieve a proper fusing of dialog and situation. Too frequently he is given to…
Metro has a musical story of virtue and the Divine in Yolanda and the Thief, but the result is not all it might have been. Arthur Freed produced with lavishness, and the casting, topped by Fred…
They Were Expendable, dealing with the Japs' overrunning of the Philippines [from the book of the same name by William L. White], primarily concerns the part played by the US torpedo boats in their…
Robust saga of swaggering pirates and beautiful girls. Story concentrates on action melodrama but occasionally takes a satirical slant on such high adventure doings, thus bringing nifty chuckles.
In his first independent production, Bing Crosby comes out with both fists swinging through a dramatization of the life of boxer John L. Sullivan.
The usual Tarzan adventures have been screened in an African setting with the three stars doing a good job, and the supporting cast performing competently.
Pride of the Marines is a two-hour celluloid saga [from a story by Roger Butterfield] which as an entertainment film with a forceful theme, so punchy that its 'message' aspects are negligible, is a…
This one tosses logic out the window and devotes itself to broad slapstick. Laughs clock heavily and pace moves so swiftly audiences won't have a chance to discover it is a lot of to-do about nothing.