First in the series of seven Why We Fight films produced for the US War Dept by Lt Col Frank Capra, of the Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, Prelude to War, was originally intended for…
Film is of a highly intellectual nature, requiring constant attention and thought if it is to be fully appreciated. It is pretty much in the nature of a lengthy monolog, with little action.
I Walked with a Zombie fails to measure up to the horrific title. Film contains some terrifying passages, but is overcrowded with trite dialog and ponderous acting.
In Hers to Hold Deanna Durbin successfully and permanently completes transition from cinematic sub-deb to young ladyhood.
This is the second film treatment of the 1930 stage click Girl Crazy, the first being an RKO 'B' starring Wheeler and Woolsey, with all of the crack tunes tossed out at that time except 'I Got…
Dixie is the saga of pre-Civil War minstrel man and songwriter, Daniel Decatur Emmett (Bing Crosby), who had a song in his soul, and an innate showmanship which inspired what later became the…
Screenplay is from factual information contained in book by James R. Young, International News Service correspondent in Tokyo for several years prior to the war's outbreak at Pearl Harbor. Although…
Watch on the Rhine is a distinguished picture. It is even better than its powerful original stage version. It expresses the same urgent theme, but with broader sweep and in more affecting terms of…
Song of Bernadette is an absorbing, emotional and dramatic picturization of Franz Werfel's novel. Film version is a warming and intimate narrative of godly visitation on the young girl of Lourdes…
Here is an excellent film whose basic story could have been told within normal feature limits, but which, instead, is extended close to three hours. Longer or shorter, this panorama of British army…