As director and star, Robert Montgomery functions capably in both positions, except for a tendency to hold some early, talky sequences a bit too long. Otherwise, he gives the picture deft direction…
Highly dramatized version of discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, with lush Technicolor to enhance opulent settings and colorful backgrounds, turns out to be an uncertain piece of…
F. Scott Fitzgerald's story of the roaring '20s is peopled with shallow characters and the script [also from the play by Owen Davis] stresses the love story rather than the hi-jacking, bootlegging…
The story [based on one by Harpo Marx], such as it is, deals with a chase for a priceless necklace. Involved are a private eye (Groucho Marx), a blonde Continental who would stop at nothing to get…
Fun starts confusingly but mood warms up as footage unfolds and plot line becomes clear. Robert Young has been divorced by Barbara Hale after being caught in a compromising spot. It's a hurry-up Reno…
In We Were Strangers, John Huston has come up with a finished job of directing that edges close to his best films. It's chiefly a suspenseful and hard-driving adaptation of Robert Sylvester's novel…
Starring Gary Cooper, Task Force glorifies the birth and development of the American aircraft carrier, up to the part it played in the Second World War.
Despite a rather weak title, House of Strangers is a strong picture. Edward G. Robinson plays a New York eastside Italian banker who switches from barbering to money-lending when he discovers the…
There has rarely been a more faithful adaptation of an original, with the exception of the ending, which was added at the request of the censor.
The pep, enthusiasm and apparent fun the makers of On the Town had in putting it together comes through to the audience and gives the picture its best asset.