The Mark Twain classic has been shrewdly molded to the screen. It somehow crystallizes the essence of a work that is timeless in its human appeal.
Smart showmanship. Combination of jaunty comedy of the spicy Avery Hopwood type, [based on his play, Little Miss Bluebeard] generous flavoring of spice in title and action, and a wealth of gay…
Splendid English version of a German original [released earlier the same year]. It's Emil Jannings' first talker with his name over the title and Marlene Dietrich's underneath.
A costume [from a story by Dorothy Farnum] play that rises above traditional handicaps.
Original title of this one was Enter Sir John. Based on the rather highbrow mystery yarn (by Clemence Dane), it tells how a girl is convicted of murder on circumstantial evidence and sentenced to…
In his first picture Richard Cromwell does surprisingly well. He looks the part and John Blystone, directing, covers him up splendidly by curtailing his lines to a minimum.
Howard Hughes' air film was advertised as costing $4 million, which likely means $3 million - plenty.
The original score, assembled by J.C. Breil, has been recorded for [this sound re-issue]. But though tuneful the music seems shallow in its tenderness and short of the sweeping spectacle that's the…
Morocco is too lightweight a story to be counterbalanced by the big-time direction given it. Marlene Dietrich has little opportunities in her first American talker. There's nothing to the picture…
This ornate operetta, a pageant of bright fabrics, big sets and milling mobs, is founded upon If I Were King, a story [by Justin Huntly McCarthy] which has been done three or four times earlier in…
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