Mood of the picture is pleasant but is so even that interest isn't too strong. Dangers of pioneering in a wilderness, vaguely referred to as the northwest, could have been more excitingly depicted…
Every Girl Should Be Married is one of those rare comic delicacies that are always in good season. Out of that venerable theme of the war between the sexes in which the femmes are the guileful…
A fine sensitive story, a brilliant child star and a polished cast, headed by Ralph Richardson and Michele Morgan, combine to make The Fallen Idol a satisfying piece of intelligent entertainment.
Louisiana Story is a documentary-type story told almost purely in camera terms. It has a slender, appealing story, moments of agonizing suspense, vivid atmosphere and superlative photography.
The Erich Maria Remarque novel, by very suggestion of authorship and the Lewis Milestone association, conjures up analogy to the now classic All Quiet, the post-First World War film, also from a…
Great merit of the story is that it seems like a happy improvisation. None of the elaborate and necessary scaffolding is apparent, and when Michael Wilding as a younger son of a noble family, needing…
I Walk Alone is tight, hard-boiled melodrama. A number of unusually tough sequences are spotted. One, in particular, is bloody beating handed out to Burt Lancaster by a trio of bruisers who spare no…
The Three Musketeers is a swaggering, tongue-in-cheek treatment of picturesque fiction, extravagantly presented.
Of the four stories [from originals by Somerset Maugham] that make up the film, the first and last are the most intriguing. The Facts of Life [directed by Ralph Smart] is a superbly told piece of a…
Easter Parade is a musical with old and new Irving Berlin tunes and standout dance numbers. The Berlin score includes 17 songs, seven new and 10 from his extensive catalog.