The story by Jesse L. Lasky Jr and the screenplay by Harry Kleiner, change and embroider the Biblical tale of the girl who danced for King Herod and caused the beheading of John the Baptist. More…
This is a lively, youthful musical comedy with a script, taken from a story by Laslo Vadney, that provides interesting substance to a fluffy affair.
Robert Louis Stevenson's novel provides a tailor-made vehicle for Errol Flynn. Picture was filmed mostly in Scotland, and the backgrounds are a colorful addition to the period values and escapism.
Adapted from a novel [Came the Dawn ] by Roger Bax, yarn focuses attention on the problem of Soviet brides. Clark Gable plays an American newspaperman who weds a Russian ballerina (Gene Tierney), but…
Fear and Desire is a literate, unhackneyed war drama, outstanding for its fresh camera treatment and poetic dialog.
The workaday world of a police captain, complete with murder, bank robbery and sundry other major and minor crimes, is basis for this okay melodrama. Because of the semidocumentary style, the picture…
Battle of Tobruk is fought in The Desert Rats as a followup, but not a sequel, to The Desert Fox, the 1951 Field Marshal Rommel feature. Picture is a rather impersonal account of warfare that lacks…
Kiss Me Kate is Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew done over in eminently satisfying fasion via a collaboration of superior song, dance and comedy talents. The pictorial effects achieved with the 3-D…
Giving such Wild West characters as Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok a workout in a tuned-in western doubtless had strong possibilities but Warners comes close to missing the stagecoach. Colorful…
Tale of two men in seething 16th-century Japan has a color and panorama which makes this absorbing film fare. The trials of the two men, one a potter (Masayuki Mori) who gets involved with a phantom…