A revue more than a story. Erik Charell has directed mass scenes at the UFA studios in Babelsberg instead of staging them at the Grosses Schauspielhaus. He has done it with a seldom-seen luxury, a…
Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore and Lewis Stone -# the Metro Tragedy Four -# dominate the whole affair, making the picture, as a picture, very secondary.
The [Mark Twain] story was originally turned down by Doug Fairbanks, after which Fox made it with Harry Myers. It was released late in 1920. The staff working on this sound version must have run off…
Film has two unusual aspects. One is its basic theme of an expose on evangelism. The other is a punch sequence at the opening, perhaps the strongest scene the feature possesses.
This comedy-drama is much along the lines of many in the series which Paramount's Long Island studio turns out.
Street Scene comes upon the screen in faithful reproduction of the stage play. Author Elmer Rice went to Hollywood and had a supervisory hand in the filming and nearly a dozen of the characters are…
Lack of action stands against Daybreak, that gets its title because the two principals stay out all night the first time they met. Both of them, Ramon Novarro and Helen Chandler, give a perfectly…
Made from a popular legit hit [by Marcel Pagnol], and acted by the same cast, the screen version is even better than the stage presentation. It shows the call of the sea acting on the son, Marius…
Bringing The Maltese Falcon to the screen as Warners have done was no easy job. But director Roy Del Ruth lets things take their course and, with a naturally nonchalant although extremely odd private…
Scene is laid in Berlin and a discursive opening has some trick shots at a fashionable caberet that must have cost a good deal to get set. For a start it does manage to pump up an effect of gaiety as…
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