Lady in the Lake institutes a novel method of telling the story, in which the camera itself is the protagonist, playing the lead role from the subjective viewpoint of star Robert Montgomery. Idea…
Boomerang! is gripping, real-life melodrama, told in semi-documentary style. Lensing was done on location at Stamford, Conn, the locale adding to realism. Based on a still unsolved murder case in…
Director Michael Curtiz packs yarn with plenty of rugged action thrills, despite society setting. Two chase sequences are especially humdingers for audience chills. Story deals with suave mayhem…
The sterling adventures of Sinbad as a sailing man and as a romancer are garbed in brilliant color in this RKO production.
Glenn Ford's name heads cast as out-of-work mining engineer who gets involved with beautiful blonde who's trying to steal $250,000. Script doesn't have too much finesse as written by Ben Maddow from…
This adaptation of Graham Greene's novel has much to commend it. Most glaring fault is amount of talk used.
Nightmare Alley is a harsh, brutal story [based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham] told with the sharp clarity of an etching.
Humphrey Bogart's typically tense performance raises this average whodunit quite a few notches. Film has good suspense and action, and some smart direction and photography.
Wilcox hasn't worried about any significant theme in this. He tells his four-generation story with smiles and tears, and obviously enjoys seeing two people in love.
Metro has concocted a fast action melodrama in Killer McCoy [based on the screenplay for their 1938 film, The Crowd Roars], to introduce Mickey Rooney to adult roles. Sentimental hoke is mixed with…