First screen appearance of John and Lionel Barrymore together and their fine acting lifts the production to a high artistic level.
Film is pretty completely lacking in anything resembling dramatic force, and what plot is present is largely synthetic, particularly in the closing sequence, but in the place of drama there is an…
Squadron glorifies the cinematic stunt flyer. [From the Liberty magazine story] by Dick Grace, the most illustrious of the Hollywood aerial daredevils, it is not without authority, even though the…
Norma Shearer who shoulders the brunt of the histrionic burden, somehow misses in a vacillating characterization which was made necessarily so, for censor purposes alone, if nothing else. As for…
Seventy minutes of slapstick is a tall order for Laurel & Hardy and they hardly fill it. It's one of those hokum war farces with the numbskull L&H jazzing up the army as hapless rookies.
William Powell is the entire picture as an East Side New York attorney, but in Joan Blondell as his secretary he has the wrong type opposite. The two don't seem to stack up right together though…
Wallace Beery plays a big-hearted, big-muscled, small-brained guy with lovable qualities, a sort of cross between Emil Jannings of Variety (1926) and the same Beery of The Champ (1931). Instead of…
Jean Renoir's small-scale 'rites of spring' [from the play by Rene Fauchois] has Michel Simon, as Boudu, saved from drowning in the Seine (where he has flung himself, despondent over the loss of his…
Picture is a fund of interesting atmosphere about the air mail service. Radio exchanges are coming in and going out all the time, couched in technical language such as 'Visibility zero, ceiling zero…
Religion triumphant over paganism. And the soul is stronger than the flesh. Religion gets the breaks, even though its followers all get killed in this picture. It's altogether a moral victory.
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