Film is an excellent recreation of a colorful French period. Brisk in style and full of pictorial interest, it soberly recounts a famous turn-of-the-century love affair. This love, which ends in…
This has an offbeat approach to film story-telling (a complete absence of dialog), a good spy plot and a strong performance by Ray Milland.
The film acknowledges it was only suggested by the careers of Blossom Seeley and her husband, Benny Fields, and the semi-biopic treatment flows along conventional lines, highlighted by Betty Hutton's…
Just For You, a Bing Crosby-Jane Wyman musical has a rousing, melodic score by Harry Warren and Leo Robin, and a logical story well acted by a fine cast.
Bernard Shaw's satirical comedy on Romans and Christians provides the basis for a fair film offering. Picture is a curious mixture of basic comedy and Shavian wit. The romance between the Christian…
A standard amount of cops-and-robber melodramatics are stirred up most of the time in The Narrow Margin. Plot falls apart at the climax, but regulation thriller tricks, tersely played, carry the…
A solidly based dramatic story idea has been brought off with a reasonable amount of success in phone Call from a Stranger. Nunnally Johnson produced and did the script from a story by I.A.R. Wylie.
Hans Christian Andersen [based on a story by Myles Connolly] is a charming fairy tale about the Danish master of the childhood fantasy, done with the taste expected of a Samuel Goldwyn production.
The Captive City is a tense, absorbing drama [from a screen story by Alvin M. Josephy Jr] of a small town editor's fight against corruption. It has a documentary quality that rings with authenticity…
This is a gaudy, conventional biopic based on the career of Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman, appropriately tagged 'Million Dollar Mermaid'.