Anna Lucasta, reverting the tale from the legit Negro cast to an all-white ensemble, is no bowl of wheaties for the kiddies.
Dan Dailey, in the title role, carries most of the picture alone as a smalltown lad who becomes a hero when he is first to enlist after Pearl Harbor. Immediately after his basic training, though, he…
The film introduces tenor Mario Lanza, recruited from grand opera. His voice, when he's singing opera, is excellent. He's no great actor but handles his thesping chores adequately.
As a straight action fare, I Married a Communist generates enough tension to satisfy the average customer. Despite its heavy sounding title, pic hews strictly to tried and true meller formula.
The Secret Garden is a yarn about kids and superficially, it would appear designed to entice them. Yet the allegorical and psychological implications that have been carried over from Frances Hodgson…
As director and star, Robert Montgomery functions capably in both positions, except for a tendency to hold some early, talky sequences a bit too long. Otherwise, he gives the picture deft direction…
Highly dramatized version of discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, with lush Technicolor to enhance opulent settings and colorful backgrounds, turns out to be an uncertain piece of…
F. Scott Fitzgerald's story of the roaring '20s is peopled with shallow characters and the script [also from the play by Owen Davis] stresses the love story rather than the hi-jacking, bootlegging…
The story [based on one by Harpo Marx], such as it is, deals with a chase for a priceless necklace. Involved are a private eye (Groucho Marx), a blonde Continental who would stop at nothing to get…
Fun starts confusingly but mood warms up as footage unfolds and plot line becomes clear. Robert Young has been divorced by Barbara Hale after being caught in a compromising spot. It's a hurry-up Reno…