Screen adaptation [from Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan] is refreshing and neatly uses the flashback technique in telling the 19th-century narrative.
Borrah Minevitch, an American showman who has been in Paris a couple of years, put together the money, story, star and, above all, the knowhow. Apart from Minevitch, the production setup includes…
There's too much unintended mystery about A Woman's Secret for it to be anything but spotty entertainment.
This is an absorbing human drama on the multiple plot system. This one concerns a train wreck and the lives of four sets of people immediately prior to their presence on the doomed train. There is…
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is a western meller done in the best John Ford manner.
Transformation of the stageplay [by Robert Morley and Noel Langley] to the screen has widened the appeal of the original and given it the impetus of movement. There is never any doubt that Edward…
Polished acting, masterly direction and an excellent script put The Passionate Friends in the top rank of class British productions. Eric Ambler's screenplay takes many liberties with the original H…
Neptune's Daughter is a neat concoction of breezy, light entertainment. It combines comedy, songs and dances into an amusing froth.
Bride for Sale is a lot of escapist nonsense that manages to be generally amusing, and sometimes hilariously so. Screwball angles are played up for laughs, the pacing is good and the playing…
The tight-lipped scowl, the hunched shoulders that rear themselves for the kill, the gargoyle speech, the belching gunfire of a trigger-happy paranoiac - one with a mother complex, no less - these…