A rather solid piece of nostalgic entertainment is offered in this comedy-drama of the 1920s 'flapper' era [based on a story by Eleanor H. Porter]. While the younger Piper Laurie and Rock Hudson are…
The principal character in Arnold Bennett's novel The Card, depicting the progression of a washer-woman's son from poverty to wealth, from humble beginnings to the top of the civic tree, provides a…
Attempt to draw out a thin, familiar slapstick idea isn't carried off.
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.