Producers claim that this story is 'set in the days of Charles II'. Sets, costumes and a comely bunch of femmes bear out the claim. But the period atmosphere is not convincing.
Perfect Strangers is a perfect stranger to modern technique, real life and smooth running. It appears too much like a museum piece.
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…
A cavalcade of a priest's life, played excellently by Gregory Peck, what transcends all the cinemaction is the impact of tolerance, service, faith and godliness.
Lady on a Train is a mystery comedy containing plenty of fun for both whodunnit and laugh fans. Melodramatic elements in the Leslie Charteris original are flippantly treated without minimizing…
Events are based on fact, according to foreword, and clips of several US fighting men released from Jap prison camps with the return of MacArthur's army are used both at beginning and end. Plot [from…
James M. Cain's Liberty story, "Double Indemnity," apparently based on a sensational murder of the 1920s, has become an absorbing melodrama in its Paramount adaptation. It is certain boxoffice…
Bing Crosby gets a tailor-made role in "Going My Way," and with major assistance from Barry Fitzgerald and Rise Stevens, clicks solidly to provide topnotch entertainment for wide audience appeal…
In modernizing story, German agents and plans to construct new railroad in North Africa for terminus at Dakar provide motivation for Riff uprising and leadership by Dennis Morgan, an American piano…
Basic idea of story [by Hugh Wedlock Jr and Howard Snyder] spots Abbott and Costello as two struggling, extra-dumb plumbers being accidentally invited to a high society weekend soiree. Their…