Egypt of 5,000 years ago comes to life in Land of the pharaohs, a tremendous film spectacle. From the opening shot of a great pharaoh and his thousands of soldiers returning from successful battle…
Western suspense, combined with action and drama, shape A Man Alone as an okay offering.
Louis Bromfield's The Rains Came, brought to the screen once before by 20th-Fox in 1939, is filmed this time with Lana Turner as the titled trollop.
It took an experienced US director, Jules Dassin, who has lived in France some years, to give the French gangster pic the proper tension, mounting and treatment. This pic has something intrinsically…
John van Druten's hit play, based on The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood, is an episodic affair dealing with a young author who gets himself involved, innocently, with a crackpot girl in…
The rather simple story of a pioneer father, his son and their dream of new lands is the basis for this adventure-drama. The footage is long and often slow, with the really high spots of action…
Producer Stanley Kramer, a man with a penchant for offbeat choices, took Morton Thompson's best-selling novel of a young doctor as the occasion of his own directorial debut.
When Byron Haskin's direction has a chance at action and thrills they come over well, but most of the time the pacing is slowed by the talky script fashioned from the adaptation of the Chesley…
This biopic on the World War II exploits that made Audie Murphy the most decorated soldier in American history is gripping drama with the original playing himself. The picturization of Murphy's…
Film is of the Sunset Blvd. and A Star Is Born genre, an inside Hollywood story. It's sometimes so brittle and brutal as to prove disturbing. It differs from the Clifford Odets stage play of 1949…