A solidly based dramatic story idea has been brought off with a reasonable amount of success in phone Call from a Stranger. Nunnally Johnson produced and did the script from a story by I.A.R. Wylie.
Hans Christian Andersen [based on a story by Myles Connolly] is a charming fairy tale about the Danish master of the childhood fantasy, done with the taste expected of a Samuel Goldwyn production.
The Captive City is a tense, absorbing drama [from a screen story by Alvin M. Josephy Jr] of a small town editor's fight against corruption. It has a documentary quality that rings with authenticity…
This is a gaudy, conventional biopic based on the career of Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman, appropriately tagged 'Million Dollar Mermaid'.
Theodore Dreiser's novel of another era, Sister Carrie, has been given a literal adaptation for films and the result is a sometimes mawkish, frequently dated drama. As just plain Carrie, with such…
For his second British live-action production, Walt Disney took the legend of Robin Hood and translated it to the screen as a superb piece of entertainment, with all the action of a western and the…
Three femmes join the WAVES, after varied romantic troubles, and quickly run through a recruiting pitch depicting a rather fanciful life among distaff sailors. Plot is an adequate support for the…
The situation comedy plot is perfectly tailored to show off Jerry Lewis' uninhibited clowning and Dean Martin's pleasant straightman chores and singing. Among the succession of laugh highlights…
Written, produced and directed by Ben Hecht, Actorsors and Sin is an overall title for two stories separately tagged Actorsor's Blood and Woman of Sin. First is a creaky yarn while the second is a…
Judy Holliday's first film vehicle since Born Yesterday is a melange of marital errors. It introduces Aldo Ray, previously in Saturday's Hero, as Holliday's partner. He is equipped with a trick voice…