Material for the screenplay is taken from Stephen Vincent Benet's short story, an O. Henry prize-winner, and the author had a hand in the film version with Dan Totheroh.
Too bad that this picture's story does not match its excellent cast. Another of the hillbilly dramas, Swamp Water is an unflattering reflection upon Dudley Nichols' usually facile pen. The scenarist…
Much of the farcical flavor which characterized the earlier Thin Man films is reclaimed in the new picture. On the sentimental side, William Powell and Myrna Loy get a great deal of fun from their…
W.C. Fields parades his droll satire and broad comedy in this takeoff on eccentricities of film making - from personal writings of the original story by Fields under nom de plume of Otis…
The camera's facility in pin-pointing the tenets of tragedy has been harnessed in Love on the Dole. The Walter Greenwood novel screens as powerful dramatics.
Abbott and Costello continue their zany and familiar antics in nautical garb ashore and aboard a battlewagon [in a story by Arthur T. Horman].
Errol Flynn becomes a detective book author and amateur Sherlock in Footsteps in the Dark, his first comedy in years. Not his best picture, this modest budgeter gives the star a chance to appear in a…
Like Niagara Falls, Charley's Aunt stands the test of time. Jack Benny playing with enthusiasm and romping merrily and crazily along the route, takes fullest Advantage of laugh opportunities.
Appointment for Love is a neatly constructed piece of bright entertainment. Producer Bruce Manning, who also collaborated on the script with Felix Jackson [from an original by Ladislas Bus-Fekete]…
Third writer-director effort of Preston Sturges [from a story by Monckton Hoffe] is laugh entertainment of top proportions with its combo of slick situations, spontaneous dialog and a few slapstick…