Cag; Editor makes a stab at objective reporting of life in a women's prison. A grim, unrelieved study of cause and effect, it adds up to very drab entertainment, unleavened with any measure of…
A biopic of the songwriting team of Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar, the picture is a charmful, entertaining cavalcade of show business which spans their years together. Yarn, while doing the usual glossy…
Lex Barker, as Tarzan, takes to the jungle on the trail of some femme natives who are being held prisoners by a group of lost tribesmen [led by Hurd Hatfield]. With him on the trek are a doctor…
Key to the City is a noisy, wise-cracking comedy. Dialog is flip and pseudo-sophisticated, proper for telling the plot of a quickie romance that is bred at a mayors' convention in San Francisco…
Story concerns a telephone worker (Edmond O'Brien) with a knack for electrons who joins a syndicate and expands its operations with his inventions. When the syndicate chief is killed, he takes charge…
No one seriously expected a second Mrs Miniver when The Miniver Story was in the making. It is difficult to capture the magical quality of the original, and this trades on its predecessor's name and…
Unveiled at the Venice film fest [in August 1951], this caused a flurry in critical circles for its brilliance of conception, technique, acting and its theme of passion.
Picture serves to introduce Charlton Heston, from legit, and his film debut is impressive. The script [from a story by Larry Marcus, adaptation by Ketti Frings] leans towards psychosis to make its…
For the jazz devotee this is nearly two hours of top trumpet notes. For the regular filmgoer, it is good drama.
This film version based on the famed Baroness Orczy character almost robs the story of its romance, color and thrills. It is brash, noisy and dull. It does little credit to British film production.