A bold experiment which does not come off, The Beggar's Opera is an example of the uneasy partnership between screen and opera.
Max Ophuls has created a delicate, half-toned study of turn-of-century manners and love.
The producer follows the pattern of the Boccaccio tales, with backgrounds filmed mainly on location in Spain. He has taken three of the yarns and provided a continuity link with scenes of Fiametta…
The Robe was 10 years coming, first under RKO aegis when producer Frank Ross was there. It is a big picture in every sense of the word. One magnificent scene after another, under the [new] anamorphic…
Eric Ambler's screenplay of the Geoffrey Household novel, A Rough Shoot, has Joel McCrea stumbling into the role of a British counter-spy, aiding Herbert Lom, a real cloak-and-dagger character, and…
An articulate drama of men and planes has been fashioned from Ernest K. Gann's novel. The Wayne-Fellows production was scripted with care by Gann for aviation aficionado William A. Wellman who gives…
Special effects are used to advantage to spotlight the high romance of adventuring on the bounding main. Film's big moments include the excitement stirred up by the dangers of 19th century whaling…
Albert J. Cohen's production is concerned with a TV crime show. A good cast, headed by Edward G. Robinson, a satisfactory murder-mystery script [based on a novel by Max Simon Ehrlich] and nicely…
James M. Barrie's childhood fantasy, Peter Pan, many times legit-staged, and previously filmed with live actors, is a feature cartoon of enchanting quality.
This swashbuckling South Seas adventure feature is ideally suited to Burt Lancaster's muscular heroics. The Fiji Islands location lensing is a plus factor for interest.