The madcap Marxes, in one of their maddest screen frolics. The premise of Groucho Marx as the college prexy and his three aides and abettors putting Huxley College on the grid-iron map promises much…
The fundamental story is that a brilliant scientist turns himself into an ogre who goes upon orgies of lust and murder in peaceful London, all in a misguided frenzy of scientific research, and after…
A disappointer. Much of the blame is to be laid at director Josef von Sternberg's doorstep. In a desire to glamorously built up Marlene Dietrich he sloughs almost every other element that goes to…
Standout here is the smash impression made by Katharine Hepburn in her first picture assignment. She has a vital something that sets her apart from the picture galaxy.
A bing-bing, action melodrama [from a play by Joe Laurie Jr, Gene Fowler and Douglas Durkin].
The [original J.B.] Priestley novel must have been a bit more plausible than as evidenced in the cinematic transition. But regardless, it has all the elements for horror and thriller exploitation…
It's an all-star show with a flock of the biggest air favorites. Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, Kate Smith, Boswell Sisters, Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer), Donald Novis, and the Vincent Lopez and…
The acting and casting call attention to Rome Express. A combination of Grand Hotel and Shanghai Express, nevertheless it is original in conception and execution. Casting is superb and the players…
A story [by Barry Conners and Philip Klein] about a cop, the waitress he finally marries and the girl's sister who gets tangled up with a rodman. That's about all.
The phoney stock or 'wall paper' grift gets a pretty expert expose in this yarn [by S. J. Peters]. William Powell does a swell job as Gar Evans, a fast-talking and thinking promoter. He keeps his…