High drama and suspense are embodied strongly in this production. Writers took the [true-life] Kathy Fiscus episode, in which a California child was trapped in an old well, and used this as a story…
This latest entry in the Tarzan series has the familiar ingredients of jungle adventure, plus good background footage actually lensed in Africa.
Robert Mitchum, professional gambler, and Jane Russell, posing as a rich girl so she can land a husband, meet at a remote Mexican resort. Mitchum is there to fulfill a strange bargain which will pay…
The grim story of an unscrupulous reporter who wins brief fame at the expense of a cave-in victim is rather graphically unfolded in Ace in the Hole.
Nominal stars of the piece [suggested by a play by Caesar Dunn] are Gene Tierney and John Lund, but it is Thelma Ritter who glitters the brightest, having been given the pivotal character and…
Curt Goetz's play and film, Dr Praetorius, was used by Joseph L. Mankiewicz as the basis for his screenplay, and the script reflects his construction skill at melding drama. Serious aspects of the…
For the third time, a group of Somerset Maugham short stories have been collated to make a quality British film. Quartet (1948) was followed by Trio (1950). Encore, a co-production between Paramount…
The story of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, as biographed by Brigadier Desmond Young, comes to the screen as an episodic documentary difficult to follow or understand. A controversial angle is posed by…
George Jessel has endowed this Betty Grable offering with five strong production numbers and six tunes to make it topnotch escapist musical entertainment that will please the song-and-dance fan…
Drawing but lightly on its Broadway revue namesake for book and songs, Call Me Mister is smooth, easy-to-take screen entertainment.