Amatory, rather than military, action is the mainstay of this saga of the United States Marines. While overboard in length, this comes from the detailing of several sets of romantics, each…
They must have had The Tall Men in mind when they invented CinemaScope. It's a big, robust western that fills the wide screen with a succession of panoramic scenes of often incredible beauty.
Summer Madness, made in Venice during the summer of 1954, is a loose adaptation of Arthur Laurents' stage play, The Time of the Cuckoo. With Katharine Hepburn in the role originated by Shirley Booth…
As a takeoff, with satirical treatment, on costume actioners, Jupiter's Darling is a fairly entertaining, although a hit-and-miss affair. It has Esther Williams in some outstanding swim numbers, and…
Otto Preminger's The Man with the Golden Arm is a feature that focuses on addiction to narcotics. Clinical in its probing of the agonies, this is a gripping, fascinating film, expertly produced and…
This is a considerably enlarged Picnic, introducing new scope and style in flow of presentation without dissipating the mood and substance of the legiter by William Inge. The boards-to-screen…
Guys and Dolls is a bangup filmusical in the topdrawer Goldwyn manner, including a resurrection of the Goldwyn Girls.
Screenplay, based on a John Prebble story about the Cheyenne Indians circa 1877 when they were being pushed out of Wyoming by the Federals, is grippingly unfolded in colorful CinemaScope.
Dealing with real-life events of 1925, the subject-matter spotlights something which is always present tense, namely, official rigidity, redtape and intellectual hardening of the arteries in the…
Kirk Douglas, in the title role, takes easily to the saddle as a tumbleweed cowpoke who has a way with a sixgun or the ladies. William Campbell scores as the young greenhorn who learns his cowboying…