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…
Clarence Brown has carved a tremendously satisfying filmization from a script [based on a story by Richard Conlin] that, from every evidence, could have gone completely haywire if handled clumsily…
The femmes who helped settle the west didn't chase the sun via cozy streamliners or luxury planes. Showing just what the hardships of such a crossing were and the valiant spirit of the women who…
This is an engaging concoction of songs and dances in a standard musical framework, brightly dressed in color to show off its physical attributes.
The Richard Tregaskis story, on which the script is based, uses an Italian battlefront setting as the frame for the compellingly projected romance between William Holden and Nancy Olson, a soldier…
Combination of illicit love, murder and premarital relations makes The Prowler a bawdy, daring story [from an original story by Robert Thoeren and Hans Wilhelm].
This is a slow but interesting melodrama about a psychopathic killer, with San Francisco's quaint hill residential sections as background.
Lack of definition in characters is chief flaw in writing, with Nicholas Ray, who also directed, and A.I. Bezzerides sharing the blame for their adaptation of the Gerald Butler novel, Mad with Much…
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…
Plenty of laugh diversion, dressed up to treat the eye and ear, is offered in Texas Carnival. Material provides Red Skelton with several surefire comedy sequences. In the eye department film offers…