It's a 100% credit to all concerned, principally Ernst Lubitsch on his production and direction, which required no little courage to carry out the continuity idea. The unorthodoxy concerns Maurice…
The episodes depicting what certain individuals would do if they had $1 million are not without their moments, some, of course, more effective than others. With so many cooks concerned, this…
Once again, producer-writer Marcel Pagnol plays variations on his favorite theme of the young maid's fall from virtue into pregnancy. The story of Fanny [middle seg of the trilogy comprising Marius…
On the face of it, this film represents six reels of scraped together footage from off the cutting room floor. A more vague or hopeless mess could not have resulted.
Picture marks the first release of Dorothy Wilson, the stenographer in the Radio coast studio offices who was skyrocketed from her typewriter into semi-stardom.
A political satire holding a full share of laughs, it's about the first of its type for the screen, certainly as to the musical comedy vein. A lot of smart stuff packed into this footage including a…
Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell in a story that's as close to perfection for them as any piece of screen writing could be. Hadn't Frank Craven written and John Golden produced this play for legit in…
Josef von Sternberg, the director, has made this effort interesting through a definite command of the lens. As to plot structure and dialog, Shanghai Express runs much too close to old meller and…
Title is borrowed from the Val Lewton best-seller, No Bed of Her Own, which was originally bought for Clark Gable and Miriam Hopkins. After considerable trouble adapting the Lewton story for the…
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang is a picture with guts. It grips with its stark realism and packs lots of punch.