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Review: 'Union Pacific'

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Basically, the production a super-western, cowboys and Injuns backgrounded by the epochal building of the Union Pacific. It's a post-Civil War saga [from an adaptation by Jack Cunningham of an…

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Review: 'Of Mice and Men'

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Under skillful directorial guidance of Lewis Milestone, the picture retains all of the forceful and poignant drama of John Steinbeck's original play and novel, in presenting the strange palship and…

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Review: 'Le Jour Se Leve'

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Le Jour Se Leve is another of the series of psychological studies in which French directors specialize. An otherwise excellent theme is marred by some basic errors of psychology which a more careful…

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Review: 'In Name Only'

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A novel by Bessie Breuer, Memory of Love, forms the basis for this wholly capable production. The story is a romantic drama of a familiar but highly poignant brand, relieved by smart comedy lines and…

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Review: 'Ask a Policeman'

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Bits of Dr Syn (1937), with George Arliss, and The Ghost Train (1931) blend happily with amusing dialog and situations [story by Sidney Gilliatt] usually associated with Will Hay and his two stooges…

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