The usual Marx madhouse and plenty of laughs sprouting from a plot structure resembling one of those California bungalows which spring up over night.
A mining catastrophe in the hands of an able director, G.W. Pabst. Story is based upon the disaster at Courrieres, on the German-French border, in which several hundred French miners were imprisoned…
An excellent piece of work in taking a legendary meller play and transposing it into a screen drama of strength and charm.
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Nearly everybody either knows or imagines the story of Daddy Long Legs. Mary Pickford and Marshall Neilan, back in 1919, made a silent hit of it for First National. Fox, in remaking the picture into…
Rene Clair has applied a technical formula similar to that of his preceding productions, Sous les Toits de Paris and Le Million, to subject matter which constitutes social satire. That is, his film…
Ernst Lubitsch, Ernest Vajda and Samuel Raphaelson form a plenty smart trio working behind a camera. Any script or treatment springing from this source is bound to hold many things that are good and…
A good picture, almost entirely by virtue of an inspired performance by a boy, Jackie Cooper. There is none of the usual hammy quality of the average child actor in this kid.
All credit to the kid players, director Norman Taurog, and the adapters for taking Percy Crosby's newspaper comic strip [co-written with Sam Mintz] and making it readable and moving in scenario form.
Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore and Lewis Stone -# the Metro Tragedy Four -# dominate the whole affair, making the picture, as a picture, very secondary.
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…