What matter the beautiful panshots, idyllic scenes in the wildwood, the cinematic portrayal of the unsophisticated peasant girl's amorous outpourings if it doesn't entertain?
It's a sugar-coated gang story, but worked out indirectly, the underworld plot developing as secondary to a romantic tale, two rather surefire elements teamed in a rather shrewd treatment…
Lady for a Day asks the spectator to believe in the improbable. It's Hans Christian Andersen stuff written by a hard-boiled journalist and transferred to the screen by trick-wise Hollywoodites. While…
Gold Diggers makes some sort of screen history in that it's the first of the 'second editions' of film musicals. In 1929 WB made Gold Diggers of Broadway. But the real feature of Gold Diggers of 1933…
Elmer Rice's screen adaptation of his own legit play retains enough of its natural dramatic power to rate favourably with the original. Directed with complete understanding of the subject, expertly…
Most successful musical comedy in this season and by far the best. Real fast comedy put over with pace and pleasant lightness.
Unquestionably the perfect pick for the part, it must also be said that Charles Laughton is aided no little by the script, more generous to the character of Henry VIII than most of his biographers…
Strictly a formula story of the Royal Flying Corps by the man who wrote Wings [John Monk Saunders] with a laboriously dragged in romantic bit. Nothing much new in the matter of plot, the same old…
Sitting Pretty's assets are a youthful trio of leads, some fast dialog, a swell score and direction that hits a pace from the start and sustains it to the finish.
Introducing to the screen Margaret Sullavan, trained in legit, this picture is as auspicious a launching as could be asked by any performer. Universal says the picture was suggested by Frederick…