Individual performances are expert, with a few standouts, in miming the situations in the script by Keith Winter, but it fails to stir more than a modest response. Script, taken from an original…
Taken from Ernest Hemingway's story of the same title, picture is a hard-hitting example of forthright melodrama in the best Hemingway style.
Trademark of John Ford's direction is clearly stamped on the film with its shadowy lights, softly contrasted moods and measured pace, but a tendency is discernible towards stylization for…
Film is a merry melange of music, comedy and drama with a good story and a top cast. Durbin, despite the fact that she portrays a stage-struck waitress through most of the plot, is gowned to…
The filming by Paramount of "The Lost Weekend" marks a particularly outstanding achievement in the Hollywood setting. The psychiatric study of an alcoholic, it is an unusual picture. It is intense…
Nunnally Johnson whips up a strong and decidedly suspenseful murder melodrama in Woman in the Window. Producer, who also prepared the screenplay [from the novel Once off Guard by J.H. Wallis]…
Bringing the England of the Victorian period to life is the best thing Pink String and Sealing Wax accomplishes. The black, high-necked, rustling Sunday-best bombazines which the church-going women…
You could call the Diamond Horseshoe the Creep Club and Billy Rose might be Joe Blow for all that matters. True, it lends an authenticity and realism which are undeniable. But more potent are the…
The Picture of Dorian Gray, based upon the Oscar Wilde novel, represents an interesting experiment by Metro, reported to have cost over $2 million.
Let the tears fall where they may - Love Letters is that type of story: warm and appealing, sentimental and emotional.