The odd assortment of men who make up a prison community are the central characters in Now Barabbas Was a Robber, adapted from the successful West End play by William Douglas Home. The pic rarely…
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…
Whether the story of two Kentucky riflemen coming to the aid of French refugees starts a bit incongruous, it all pans out as swift-moving melodrama. Pic also introduces Oliver Hardy, better known as…
Story of the far-removed heir to the Dukedom of Chalfont who disposes of all the obstacles to his accession to the title and subsequently finds himself tried for a murder of which he is innocent may…
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.
Picture treats its story [from the novel by Beirne Lay Jr and Sy Bartlett] from the high brass level, i.e. a general's concern for his men's morale while establishing the man-killing daylight bombing…
Shockproof is a patly told tale of the parole system with a strong romantic thread.
Eureka Stockade is staged in the middle of the 19th century when the first gold strike in Australia leads to economic chaos in the colony. There are no men to till the land or sail the ships as they…
Opulence of Imperial Russia at the beginning of the 19th century provides a colorful background for this filmization of Alexander Pushkin's short story, which brings to the screen a legend of…
Night unto Night ventures into a dramatic theme rarely more than hinted at on the screen - epilepsy.