Bring On the Girls is a lightweight musical with some sprightly tunes by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, and a neat production. The book [from a story by Pierre Wolff] is one of those things, but…
Sensitive love story of a returned war veteran with ugly facial disfigurements, and the homely slavey - both self-conscious of their handicaps - is sincerely told both in the script [based on the…
Johnny Angel is another in the seemingly never-ending series of maritime intrigues involving murder and lust. It is slow and plodding, with poor story development [from a story by Charles Gordon…
An Abbott and Costello picture may not be an artistic triumph, but the duo certainly try hard enough to make audiences laugh. Abbott and Costello in Hollywood is no exception.
Played against the drab, bomb-shattered background of a London slum, story is the familiar triangle theme with use of the flashback technique not adding to its originality. But it's acted with such…
Fritz Lang's production and direction ably project the sordid tale of the romance between a milquetoast character and a gold-digging blonde. Script [based on the French novel and play La Chienne by…
Chester Gould's comic strip lends itself handily to screen melodrama.
Much on the plus side is the fact that story is not restricted to being another Grand Hotel theme in a nitery setting. In fact, at one time one wonders what happened to the Stork Club part of the…
This one tosses logic out the window and devotes itself to broad slapstick. Laughs clock heavily and pace moves so swiftly audiences won't have a chance to discover it is a lot of to-do about nothing.
Based on his playlet, Still Life from Tonight at 8.30, Brief Encounter does more for Noel Coward's reputation as a skilled film producer than In Which We Serve. His use of express trains thundering…