This goes back to 1840 and the Seminole War to spin an action-adventure tale grooved along conventional fiction lines. The stock setup was location-lensed in Florida.
Screenplay, based on a story by Harry Bates, tells of an invasion of the earth by a single spaceship from an unidentified planet in outer space. Ship has two occupants, an eight-foot robot, and an…
M is a remake of picture produced in Germany by Seymour Nebenzal in 1933. Principal change is its shift in locale, presumably to California.
Producer John Wayne and associate producer-director Budd Boetticher evidence a fondness for the Mexican scene through care in which they bring it accurately to the screen. Use of Robert Stack as an…
Given a good basis for a thriller in the Patricia Highsmith novel [script adaption by Whitfield Cook] and a first-rate script, Hitchcock embroiders the plot into a gripping, palm-sweating piece of…
A product of the indie Filmakers unit headed by Ida Lupino and Collier Young, film is an entertaining study of selfish mother love and amateur tennis.
Eleanor Parker, as poor legal secretary, is sent to Los Angeles to notify Fred MacMurray, a syrupy radio philosopher, that he has inherited $2 million. Parker sees a chance to improve her financial…
Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger follow up their sock Red Shoes ballet picture with as distinguished an opera-ballet film in Tales of Hoffman. The Jacques Offenbach fantasy opera has been…
Story is laid on a small Scottish island, cut off from the mainland. Principals are two scientists, the daughter of one, and a newspaperman, there to observe the effect of a strange planet that is…
In exploring the topical subject of husband and wife, parents of two grown daughters, who find themselves on the marital rocks, Payment on Demand makes a point of avoiding the pitfalls of soap opera…