Bernard Shaw's satirical comedy on Romans and Christians provides the basis for a fair film offering. Picture is a curious mixture of basic comedy and Shavian wit. The romance between the Christian…
A big, broad screen treatment has been given to Ernest Hemingway's The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The script broadens the 1927 short story considerably without losing the Hemingway penchant for the…
Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour are back again in another of Paramount's highway sagas, with nonsensical amusement its only destination. Five songs are wrapped up in the production.
A rather solid piece of nostalgic entertainment is offered in this comedy-drama of the 1920s 'flapper' era [based on a story by Eleanor H. Porter]. While the younger Piper Laurie and Rock Hudson are…
All the charm and glossy humor of Oscar Wilde's classic comedy emerges faithfully in this British production. Apart from a few minor cuts, director Anthony Asquith has taken few liberties with the…
A dark, moody melodrama, with emphasis on tragedy, has been fashioned from Daphne du Maurier's bestseller, My Cousin Rachel.
Theodore Dreiser's novel of another era, Sister Carrie, has been given a literal adaptation for films and the result is a sometimes mawkish, frequently dated drama. As just plain Carrie, with such…
In telling a simple tale of a poor pensioner's search for friendship and a means of sustenance, both director Vittorio De Sica and writer Cesare Zavattini have ample opportunity to embroider with…
Sudden Fear is a suspense drama tailored for Joan Crawford. It allows the actress to experience a familiar gamut of emotions, encompassing ecstatic love, fear, hate and revenge. It is essentially a…
Just For You, a Bing Crosby-Jane Wyman musical has a rousing, melodic score by Harry Warren and Leo Robin, and a logical story well acted by a fine cast.