This is an amusing piece of hokum, being a parody of American gangsterdom interwoven with whimsy and exaggeration that makes it more of a macabre farce. Alec Guinness sinks his personality almost to…
An opera converted to the screen inevitably loses much in transit, the result being, of necessity, half fantasty, half screen reality. In this instance, the story of Die Fled ermaus is brought…
Mary Pickford was the American sweetheart of an actress who suffered the orphanage hardships when First National made Daddy Long Legs in 1919. With Leslie Caron and Fred Astaire in the leads, the…
Film, based on the same-titled bestseller by Vaino Linna, has actually no plot and may be better classified as a documentary report. It is a recklessly open and hard-hitting production about victory…
James A. Michener's hard-hitting novel of the Korean conflict finds slick translation in this topflight war spectacle.
Egypt of 5,000 years ago comes to life in Land of the pharaohs, a tremendous film spectacle. From the opening shot of a great pharaoh and his thousands of soldiers returning from successful battle…
Western suspense, combined with action and drama, shape A Man Alone as an okay offering.
Louis Bromfield's The Rains Came, brought to the screen once before by 20th-Fox in 1939, is filmed this time with Lana Turner as the titled trollop.
It took an experienced US director, Jules Dassin, who has lived in France some years, to give the French gangster pic the proper tension, mounting and treatment. This pic has something intrinsically…
John van Druten's hit play, based on The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood, is an episodic affair dealing with a young author who gets himself involved, innocently, with a crackpot girl in…