A basic western formula has been combined with good characterization in "High Noon," making it more of a western drama than the usual outdoor action feature. With the name of Gary Cooper to help it…
"Singin' In the Rain" is a fancy package of musical entertainment with wide appeal and bright grossing prospects. Concocted by Arthur Freed with showmanship know-how, it glitters with color, talent…
"The Greatest Show On Earth" is as apt a handle for Cecil B. DeMille's Technicolored version of the Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey circus as it is for the sawdust extravaganza itself. This is the…
Swashbucking sea fables get a good-natured spoofing in The Crimson Pirate, with Burt Lancaster providing the muscles and dash for the takeoff.
This is a gaudy, conventional biopic based on the career of Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman, appropriately tagged 'Million Dollar Mermaid'.
Blackbeard, the Pirate is a rollicking swashbuckler stacked with high adventure, extensive swordplay and all the things big pirate pictures are made of.
This story of a deaf-and-dumb child has obvious tear-jerking angles which have been freely exploited.
Paramount trains its cameras on a fictional crime syndicate in The Turning Point. Armed with a college education and a law degree, Edmond O'Brien tackles his new job of a crime committee chairman…
A free-wheeling, often hilarious, rambunctious followup to The Paleface. It is the broadest kind of slapstick, drawing advantageously on the silent-day masters of the pratfalls.
Ivanhoe is a great romantic adventure, mounted extravagantly, crammed with action, and emerges as a spectacular feast.