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Review: 'The Citadel'

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The Citadel is Metro's second British-made production. It's an effective drama based on A.J. Cronin's novel which generated quite a controversy in medical circles due to presentation of its subject…

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Review: 'Pygmalion'

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Smartly produced, this makes an excellent job of transcribing George Bernard Shaw, retaining all the key lines and giving freshness to the theme. The speed of the first half contrives to show up the…

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Review: 'Mannequin'

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Mannequin is a down-to-earth story, interestingly related, excellently directed by Frank Borzage, and splendidly acted by Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy, and a hand-picked cast. Alan Curtis, heretofore…

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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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