The Navy Lark, based on a click BBC radio series is the oldie about a 'forgotten' naval base on an island off the South Coast of Britain. They're having a high old time feathering their nests with…
Rio Bravo is a big, brawling western. Script, based on the B. H. McCampbell short story, gets off to one of the fastest slam-bang openings on record. Within 90 seconds Wayne, a fast-shooting sheriff…
Filmization of W.H. Hudson's novel has been approached with reverence and taste but fantastic elements puzzle and annoy. Hudson wrote an allegory of eternal love in his story of Rima, the bird-girl…
George Bernard Shaw's stringent wit still shines in this film but, staged in 1903, his comments on Harley Street (London's medical row) and the doctoring profession have lost much of their impact…
This downbeat but fervent pic goes much further than the accepted war masterpieces in detailing humanity in crisis, and the spark left in one man. Production one of the most searing comments on war…
Director Otto Preminger got his film on the screen for preview only 21 days after the final shooting on Michigan location. This dispatch may be one reason why Anatomy is over-long.
Tailored for the talents of Tommy Steele, Tommy the Toreador emerges as a brisk, disarming little comedy. Steele plays a young seaman who gets stranded in Spain and through a string of highly…
Metro has remade its 1932 Johnny Weissmuller-Maureen O'Sullivan starrer, Tarzan the Ape Man and the story is even more implausible than it was 27 years earlier.
Last Train from Gun Hill, is a top western. Although there are some psychological undertones, it is a film that plays for almost pure action.
Screen satire can be as risky as a banana-skin on a sidewalk. There are a few occasions when The Mouse That Roared gets oversmart, but on the whole it keeps its slight amusing idea bubbling happily…