Valentino is a full-blown romantic drama that makes little pretense of accurately biographing the screen star's life, but has the gimmick of his name and likeness. Anthony Dexter bears a remarkably…
Plenty of laugh diversion, dressed up to treat the eye and ear, is offered in Texas Carnival. Material provides Red Skelton with several surefire comedy sequences. In the eye department film offers…
The plot line is strung together with a series of episodes in the life of a minister and his city-bred bride on their first duty for the church. Location of the assignment is in the red-clay hills of…
In his first western, Kirk Douglas is a US marshall, interested only in enforcing the letter of the law. Plot [from a story by Walter Doniger] is concerned with Douglas bringing in a prisoner charged…
A basically good idea for a film melodrama [from a novel by Eleazar Lipsky] is cluttered up with too many unnecessary side twists and turns, and the presentation is uncomfortably overlong.
Maximum suspense for a western is generated in this Tyrone Power-Susan Hayward costarrer. Despite a strongly-told story, however, picture isn't the proper vehicle for Power, who is wasted in part and…
Marquee pull of John Wayne and Robert Ryan in the action market has been teamed with a story of Marine fighter pilots.
This highly fictionalized, sentimental biog of the late, great Metropolitan Opera tenor, Enrico Caruso, handsomely mounted in Technicolor, has a lot of popular ingredients, including a…
This costume drama hasn't much in the way of strong entertainment. It's a period piece, laid in early New Orleans, that makes much to-do about bloodlines and first family snobbery, with a few s.a…
Warners has combined a grim study of alcoholism with a typical James Cagney drama.