Show Boat started beguiling audiences back in 1927, when it was first brought to the Broadway stage after a Philadelphia tryout. Since then, in many legit versions and in two previous film…
All the ingredients for a suspenseful melodrama are contained in Cry Danger. Plot [from a story by Jerome Cady] opens with Dick Powell returning after five years in prison, having been pardoned from…
With The Lavender Hill Mob, Ealing clicks with another comedy winner.
On Moonlight Bay is a nostalgic comedy-romance of the 1915-17 period that takes a slice from Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams and another from his Penrod stories to frame the likeable characters…
In his first western, Kirk Douglas is a US marshall, interested only in enforcing the letter of the law. Plot [from a story by Walter Doniger] is concerned with Douglas bringing in a prisoner charged…
Top honors for this inter-planetary fantasy rest with the cameramen and special effects technicians rather than with performances of the non-name cast. Process photography and optical illusions are…
John Barrymore Jr is the star of this story, ineptly scripted by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Losey from Ellin's novel, Dreadful Summit. Losey's direction pars the writing and the playing is in keeping.
One of the great stories in American sports history - the real-life yarn of Jim Thorpe, the Indian athlete - is compellingly told in Jim Thorpe - All-American. Only a few fictional liberties have…
Marquee pull of John Wayne and Robert Ryan in the action market has been teamed with a story of Marine fighter pilots.
This remake of Bartlett Cormack's old play has been handled to emphasize clearcut action and suspense and the casting is just right to stress the rough and ready toughness in the script.