Magnificent Yankee is a fine translation to the screen of Emmet Lavery's Broadway play based on the life of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Pic is a highly personalized, modernistic production, a poetic interpretation of the Orpheus myth transposed to modern times.
Convict; Editor isn't quite as grim a prison film as the title would indicate. It has several off-beat twists to its development, keeping it from being routine.
Story, by Ben Hecht [adapted by Victor Trivas, Frank P. Rosenberg and Robert E. Kent from the novel Night City by William Stuart], unwinds with a maximum of suspense and swiftly-paced action and is…
Dedicated to the British police force, the story [from an original treatment by Jan Read and Ted Willis] describes the post-war crime wave as seen through the eyes of the man on the beat. Clear-cut…
Let's Dance is a light concoction of story, songs and dances, sprinkled with humor, that is generally acceptable as escapist filmfare.
Adam's Rib is a bright comedy success, belting over a succession of sophisticated laughs. Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin have fashioned their amusing screenplay around the age-old battle of the sexes.
Magnificent scenic Swiss backgrounds and a gripping yarn are welded together in The White Tower for a powerful emotional impact. Out of James Ramsey Ullman's novel, scripter Paul Jarring has…
The pic is a good workmanlike British thriller, not in the top bracket. Setting for the film is the Paris exhibition of 1889.
MacKinlay Kantor's Sat Eve Post story, Gun Crazy, is a shoot-'em-up story of desperate love and crime.