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Review: 'Boy Meets Girl'

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The filmization of Boy Meets Girl does not approximate the ripsnorting click of the play original by the Spewacks. Whether the fault lies in some of the denaturing, or the idea of a film poking fun…

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Review: 'You and Me'

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Fritz Lang's You and Me is a curious cinematic adventure. Basically, it's boy-meets-girl [from an original story by Norman Krasna]. There's quite a bit of Rene Clair in You and Me. Lang tries to…

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Review: 'The Texans'

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More western than anything else, basically The Texans is a story of the Reconstruction period and carpetbaggers following the Civil War. It is another of a long line of pictures which adopts a strong…

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Review: 'The Great Waltz'

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The Great Waltz is a field day for music lovers plus elegant entertainment. Producers were nearly two years on this film, but the extra effort shows in the nicety with which its many component parts…

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Review: 'Of Human Hearts'

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Frontier life in a village on the banks of the Ohio river in the days preceding the Civil War is the background against which Clarence Brown tells the story of a mother's sacrifice for the career of…

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Review: 'Holiday'

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Philip Barry's play, Holiday, in film form was a smash hit in the Depression's depth in 1930. Futility of riches is the topic and Donald Ogden Stewart and Sidney Buchman, who wrote this version, have…

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