This Marlene Dietrich western has some of the flavor of the old outdoor classics (like the actress's own onetime Destry Rides Again without fully capturing their quality and magic. The characters…
Hellgate is the old Federal prison in New Mexico used long ago for the toughest offenders. The misery of the prison and the hot, barren desert where the hellhole is located, are slugged home in a…
Swashbucking sea fables get a good-natured spoofing in The Crimson Pirate, with Burt Lancaster providing the muscles and dash for the takeoff.
Jose Ferrer endows with conviction the part of Toulouse-Lautrec, the cultured, gifted artist of Paris in the 1880s whose glaring deformity -# a childhood accident impeded growth of his legs -#…
Clifford Odets' Clash by Night, presented on Broadway over a decade earlier, reaches the screen in a rather aimless drama of lust and passion.
Paramount trains its cameras on a fictional crime syndicate in The Turning Point. Armed with a college education and a law degree, Edmond O'Brien tackles his new job of a crime committee chairman…
A free-wheeling, often hilarious, rambunctious followup to The Paleface. It is the broadest kind of slapstick, drawing advantageously on the silent-day masters of the pratfalls.
A fast-moving, suspenseful entry for the action market [from a story by Harold R. Greene and Rowland Brown].
Action of Angels One Five takes place during the period described by Winston Churchill as 'Britain's finest hour', when a handful of fighter pilots (the few against the many) stemmed the air invasion…
The adventures of Mr Pickwick (James Hayter) and his henchmen have been deftly adapted for the screen by Noel Langley. By its adherence to the original, the film is naturally episodic in character.