Picture is based on the Joseph Conrad story, but the screenplay fails to capture the authentic atmosphere of the Far East in which the story is set. The backgrounds are genuine enough, but the plot…
Two short-story classics, Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer and Stephen Crane's The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky have been packaged under the title of Face to Face.
While it varies from the original Georges Simenon novel, this keeps to essentially the same main character about whom the entire plot revolves.
This story of adventure and romance, experienced by a couple in Africa just as World War I got underway, is an engrossing motion picture. Just offbeat enough in story, locale and star teaming of…
Metro has another sock boxoffice winner in "An American in Paris." Film is one of the most imaginative musical confections turned out by Hollywood in years, spotlighting Gene Kelly, Oscar Levant…
Theodore Dreiser's much-discussed novel of the '20s, "An American Tragedy," is here transposed to the screen for the second time by Paramount. The first version was made in 1930 by Josef Von…
Tennessee Williams' exciting Broadway stage play - winner of the Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics award during the 1947-48 season - has been screenplayed into an even more absorbing drama of…
A basically good idea for a film melodrama [from a novel by Eleazar Lipsky] is cluttered up with too many unnecessary side twists and turns, and the presentation is uncomfortably overlong.
Maximum suspense for a western is generated in this Tyrone Power-Susan Hayward costarrer. Despite a strongly-told story, however, picture isn't the proper vehicle for Power, who is wasted in part and…
Marquee pull of John Wayne and Robert Ryan in the action market has been teamed with a story of Marine fighter pilots.