Powerful suspense is the keynote of Edward Dymtryk's first British directional effort and a strong dramatic situation has been developed from Alec Coppel's ill-fated stage play A Man about a Dog…
Bride for Sale is a lot of escapist nonsense that manages to be generally amusing, and sometimes hilariously so. Screwball angles are played up for laughs, the pacing is good and the playing…
Because the plot is completely devoted to hammering home the theme that man's personal integrity stands above all law, the picture develops a controversial element.
An eloquent document on juvenile delinquency, its cause and effect, has been fashioned from Knock on Any Door. John Derek is the bad boy of the picture. Story opens when the youth, arrested for the…
Bing Crosby, songs and color make pleasant entertainment out of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. It's not high comedy and there's little swashbuckling but it is pleasant.
Wake of the Red Witch, with its Polynesian locale, is replete with action, drama and adventure. Story is a gripping account of deadly rivalry between two men. Struggle between John Wayne, an…
Take Me Out to the Ball Game, backgrounded by an early-day baseball yarn, is short on story, but has some amusing moments - and Gene Kelly.
Transformation of the stageplay [by Robert Morley and Noel Langley] to the screen has widened the appeal of the original and given it the impetus of movement. There is never any doubt that Edward…
A tense melodrama projecting good mood and suspense has been fashioned out of Elisabeth Sanxay Holding's Ladies Home Journal yarn, The Blank Wall [adaptation by Mel Dinelli and Robert E. Kent]…
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…