Clarence Brown has carved a tremendously satisfying filmization from a script [based on a story by Richard Conlin] that, from every evidence, could have gone completely haywire if handled clumsily…
Combination of illicit love, murder and premarital relations makes The Prowler a bawdy, daring story [from an original story by Robert Thoeren and Hans Wilhelm].
This is an engaging concoction of songs and dances in a standard musical framework, brightly dressed in color to show off its physical attributes.
The Richard Tregaskis story, on which the script is based, uses an Italian battlefront setting as the frame for the compellingly projected romance between William Holden and Nancy Olson, a soldier…
This is a slow but interesting melodrama about a psychopathic killer, with San Francisco's quaint hill residential sections as background.
Lack of definition in characters is chief flaw in writing, with Nicholas Ray, who also directed, and A.I. Bezzerides sharing the blame for their adaptation of the Gerald Butler novel, Mad with Much…
All the ingredients for a suspenseful melodrama are contained in Cry Danger. Plot [from a story by Jerome Cady] opens with Dick Powell returning after five years in prison, having been pardoned from…
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…