The Two Mrs Carrolls, adapted from the Martin Vale legiter, is more stage play than motion picture. Overladen with dialog as action substitute, it talks itself out of much of the suspense that should…
Ramrod is a good western with above-par names. The title stands for ranch foreman and Joel McCrea is the ramrod of Veronica Lake's ranch. The challenge starts when the cattlemen would stop…
Fear in the Night is a good psychological melodrama, unfolded at fast clip and will please the whodunit-and-how fans.
As a record of sheep farming in a corner of England in 1905, this picture [based on Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith, adapted by Angus MacPhail] may have its points. But as a story of a…
Mother Wore Tights [based on the book by Mariam Young] is a familiarly styled Technicolor musical opus on the life and times of a song-and-dance team that knocked around the vaude circuits about the…
Cynthia [from Vina Delmar's play, The Rich Full Life] has a simplicity that projects warmth and feeling, particularly for family audiences familiar with the teenage problems posed by its plot.
The Beginning or the End tells its portentous tale in broad strokes of masterful scripting and production. Picture tees off with a pseudo news clip, showing the burying of a time capsule, not to be…
Much of the lure will result from Frank Sinatra's presence in the cast. Guy's acquired the Bing Crosby knack of nonchalance, throwing away his gag lines with fine aplomb. He kids himself in a couple…
This version of the Oscar Wilde 1895 play is given handsome mounting by Alexander Korda. Yet he could do little more than put the play on the screen, stage asides and all.
Attired in the same strawhat and black-rimmed specs in his silent flickers, neither Harold Lloyd's person nor his comedy has changed much. As an added lure, director Preston Sturges has incorporated…