The Moss Hart-George S. Kaufman play, a moderate legit hit, becomes a sock comedy on the screen under astute handling and with Jack Benny in the principal laugh role.
Only detracting angle in the entire film is slowness of the first quarter. Portion in which the characters are being built up, before the complications of the story actually begin, is overlong.
Made in 1942 during the war, this film, based on James M. Cain's novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, ran afoul of Fascist blue pencils and was radically cut before release. Copyright troubles - the…
Universal's modernized presentation of Broadway retains the thrilling tenseness and dramatic suspense of both the original Philip Dunning-George Abbott play and the first film version turned out by…
This production has been endowed with all the facilities required to emerge as an exciting tale of the bloodless Nazi subjugation of the people of Norway - and the spirit that prompts a group of…
Kid Glove Killer is one of those moderately-budgeted programmers that appear at long intervals to rise far above the level intended. Spotlight shines brightly on Van Heflin in the lead. His skillful…
To Be or Not to Be, co-starring Carole Lombard and Jack Benny, under expert guidance of Ernst Lubitsch, is absorbing drama with farcical trimmings. It's an acting triumph for Lombard, who delivers an…
Saboteur is a little too self-consciously Hitchcock. Its succession of incredible climaxes, its mounting tautness and suspense, its mood of terror and impending doom could have been achieved by no…
Warner Bros has managed to turn out a good film based on the life of James J. Corbett. In doing so, however, the scenarists have sacrificed a good deal of one of the best reputations the boxing game…
The Major and the Minor is a sparkling and effervescing piece of farce-comedy. Story [suggested by the play Connie Goes Home by Edward Childs Carpenter and the story Sunny Goes Home by Fannie…
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