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Review: 'Johnny Angel'

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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…

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Review: 'Waterloo Road'

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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…

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Review: 'Scarlet Street'

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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…

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Review: 'The Stork Club'

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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…

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Review: 'Murder, He Says'

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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.

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Review: 'Brief Encounter'

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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…

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