In his first independent production, Bing Crosby comes out with both fists swinging through a dramatization of the life of boxer John L. Sullivan.
Except for the wider range of the camera, Junior Miss sticks to the play faithfully. The same set of animated young maniacs that made life at times miserable but never uninteresting for their parents…
Bed side Manner is a well-contrived, streamlined comedy of the overworked medico profession in wartimes. At least that is the clothesrack on which is strung a ludicrous romance between a femme doctor…
The origin of Waldorf in Grand Hotel is apparent from the start. In fact, with tongue-in-cheek one of the characters reprises a scene from the play based on the Vicki Baum novel, and Ginger Rogers…
Theme is the same dog's-devotion-to-master that motivated Lassie Come Home, only this time it's Lassie's son, Laddie, who follows his young master into the war and a high-adventure trek across…
Narrative uses flashback technique to condense life of Col Robert Lee Scott Jr, army ace who gained fame with General Chennault's Flying Tigers.
A Game of Death is a remake of The Most Dangerous Game, filmed by RKO in 1932 from Richard Connell's short story. Despite implausibility, it has expert direction and some good acting to make it a…
From where the civilian sits, this seems the authentic story of GI Joe - that superb, slugging human machine, the infantryman, without whom wars cannot be won. Add to authentic story handling a…
Mystery melodrama with a psychological twist runs only 64 minutes but it's fast and packed with tense action throughout. Acting and production (though apparently modestly budgeted) are excellent.
The story attempts to show how in 1937 the success of Franco adherents was to become the prelude to an even greater conflict. The yarn's development is inept, and the link of the romance with the…