Lewis Milestone's filmization of a novelette by John Steinbeck has been pieced together with taste and fidelity. It has, however, stumbled over one obstacle. The secondary theme, an attempt to etch…
Powerful suspense is the keynote of Edward Dymtryk's first British directional effort and a strong dramatic situation has been developed from Alec Coppel's ill-fated stage play A Man about a Dog…
Caught is an out-and-out soap opera on film. The performances are topnotch and consistent. So is the direction and physical production dressing. Where film falls down is in the rather ordinary story…
Because the plot is completely devoted to hammering home the theme that man's personal integrity stands above all law, the picture develops a controversial element.
An eloquent document on juvenile delinquency, its cause and effect, has been fashioned from Knock on Any Door. John Derek is the bad boy of the picture. Story opens when the youth, arrested for the…
The loves and escapades of the fabulous Don Juan are particularly adapted to the screen abilities of Errol Flynn and he gives them a flair that pays off strongly.
Under Capricorn is overlong and talky, with scant measure of the Alfred Hitchcock thriller tricks.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game, backgrounded by an early-day baseball yarn, is short on story, but has some amusing moments - and Gene Kelly.
Flamingo Road is a class vehicle for Joan Crawford, loaded with heartbreak, romance and stinging violence. Film is hooped together by a smart, well-meshed screenplay and reinforced by a strong cast…
A tense melodrama projecting good mood and suspense has been fashioned out of Elisabeth Sanxay Holding's Ladies Home Journal yarn, The Blank Wall [adaptation by Mel Dinelli and Robert E. Kent]…