Defeat of the Graf Spee was the first major naval victory for Britain in the last big war. Apart from the strategy involved, it was also an exercise in subterfuge and diplomacy. All these points are…
With Alfred Hitchcock pulling the suspense strings, The Man Who Knew Too Much is a good thriller. Hitchcock backstops his mystery in the colorful locales of Marrakesh in French Morocco and in London…
Max Ophuls brought his three-version film (English, French and German) in for a whopping negative cost of $2 million. It is a lush color vehicle, relating the life story of a 19th-century courtesan.
Story is based on a book [by Max Catto] but records actual events.
Just so there will be no misunderstanding about The Conqueror, a foreword baldly states that it is fiction, although with some basis in fact. With that warning out of the way, the viewer can sit back…
Along with the account of the significant historical event, the picture spins an extremely moving wartime love story, distinctively done by a finely performing cast. While the atmosphere and threat…
Trapeze is a high-flying screen entertainment equipped with circus thrills and excitement, a well-handled romantic triangle, and a cast of potent marquee names. Cirque d'Hiver, Paris' famed one-ring…
Film reveals more destalinization and emerges an extremely well made adventure-love opus which has a taking mood and story despite the propaganda line.
The inspirational story of a young clergyman is neatly integrated with fighter pilot action in Battle Hymn. Rock Hudson, as Col. Dean Hess, the minister whose story is told, heads the excellent cast.
This is the story of a young American suburbanite who gets a chance to become a big shot and turns it down because he realizes that he's a nine-to-five man to whom family means more than success.