A film musical usually can get by with the lightest plot if the dance numbers and tunes are sock, but Belle has an even lighter plot than usual, and the numbers are just ordinary. It's all done…
This story of a deaf-and-dumb child has obvious tear-jerking angles which have been freely exploited.
A satisfying round of outdoor action thrills is provided by Bronco Buster. A lot of actual rodeo thrill footage is used to bolster authenticity and add interest to the development of what actually is…
Andrew Stone's direction of his own story emphasizes suspense that is leavened with welcome chuckles of relief in telling the improbable but entertaining events.
Metro's up-to-date version of Scaramouche bears only the most rudimentary resemblance to its 1923 hit or to the Rafael Sabatini novel on which they both were based. Pic never seems to be quite…
Ivanhoe is a great romantic adventure, mounted extravagantly, crammed with action, and emerges as a spectacular feast.
Robert Mitchum is a faded rodeo champion who has fallen on bad days after an accident. Returning broke to the tumbledown ranch where he spent his boyhood, he finds the property desired by Arthur…
After three years in the making, Orson Welles unveiled his Othello at the Cannes Film Festival in April 1952 to win the top award. Film is an impressive rendering of the Shakespearean tragedy.
The talents of Marge and Gower Champion get a flashy showcasing. The star team is extremely likeable and almost generates enough verve and audience response to carry off even the sagging spots.
The story of one of show business' courageous figures - Jane Froman - comes to the screen. Froman, a songbird who started her rise to fame in 1936 as a penny-ante singer of radio commercials, does…