The Secret Garden is a yarn about kids and superficially, it would appear designed to entice them. Yet the allegorical and psychological implications that have been carried over from Frances Hodgson…
As director and star, Robert Montgomery functions capably in both positions, except for a tendency to hold some early, talky sequences a bit too long. Otherwise, he gives the picture deft direction…
Picture tells the simple story [from a novel by Margery Sharp] of a girl on the better side of the street who falls in love with a drunken art teacher in the mews. By marrying him she is ostracized…
F. Scott Fitzgerald's story of the roaring '20s is peopled with shallow characters and the script [also from the play by Owen Davis] stresses the love story rather than the hi-jacking, bootlegging…
The story [based on one by Harpo Marx], such as it is, deals with a chase for a priceless necklace. Involved are a private eye (Groucho Marx), a blonde Continental who would stop at nothing to get…
The grim melodrama implied by its title is fully displayed in Actors of Violence. It is strong meat for the heavy drama addicts, tellingly produced and played to develop tight excitement.
Dan Dailey, in the title role, carries most of the picture alone as a smalltown lad who becomes a hero when he is first to enlist after Pearl Harbor. Immediately after his basic training, though, he…
Starring Gary Cooper, Task Force glorifies the birth and development of the American aircraft carrier, up to the part it played in the Second World War.
The moving simplicity of the Pietro Di Donato novel, Christ in Concrete, has been brought to the screen with rare sincerity. It is two hours of genuine human drama, which makes no concession to…
There has rarely been a more faithful adaptation of an original, with the exception of the ending, which was added at the request of the censor.