Garbo has never looked nor played better than in this suitable assignment. Replete with heavy love stuff, she plays it easily and convincingly, even contributing a sparkling brief bit of light…
British International, in making the picture, is understood to have followed closely along the lines of the original film as made by Sudfilm for German consumption. The film has more movement than…
Probably the first sophisticated treatment of a gangster picture. Story is the usual love-redeeming tale of two kids caught in a gangster vortex.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M Fox
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M Universal Pictures
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M Warner Brothers
The [Mark Twain] story was originally turned down by Doug Fairbanks, after which Fox made it with Harry Myers. It was released late in 1920. The staff working on this sound version must have run off…
With Alfred Hitchcock its director, more was expected. The story appears to be run through in a straight style as though closely following John Galsworthy's London stage hit.
Of the clutching hand school that the stage smash, The Bat [by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood], was probably the real parent of, The Bat Whispers, in its talking version, is a good picture…
Gracie Fields doesn't exactly suggest sufficient sympathy to hold the romantic lead, but her eccentric singing and dialect-gagging records well.
Made from a popular legit hit [by Marcel Pagnol], and acted by the same cast, the screen version is even better than the stage presentation. It shows the call of the sea acting on the son, Marius…
An original story of the musical comedy writing trio of DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, it is without music of moment or quantity. The three boys have fashioned a composite of a lot of other stories…
Treatment differs from both the stage version [by Deane and John Balderston] and the original novel [by Bram Stoker]. On the stage it was a thriller carried to such an extreme that it had a comedy…