The production has a period flavor featuring nostalgia and schmaltz against a 1904 setting. The old-fashioned drama [from the novel The Great Companions by Gene Markey, adapted by Martin Berkeley]…
This novelty feature boasts of being the first full-length film in Natural Vision 3-D. Although adding backsides to usually flat actors and depth to landscapes, the 3-D technique still needs further…
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis venture into a straight story-line comedy in The Stooge as a change of pace from their usual frenetic clowning.
Secret People is a hackneyed story of political agents working against a tyrannical dictator, dressed up with all the familiar cliches to make a dull and rather confusing offering.
Shirley Yamaguchi, Japanese film star, plays the title role and fits naturally into the story. Her restrained personality is ingratiating. Don Taylor is good as the Korean War veteran who marries her…
A good, if somewhat overlong, cloak-and-dagger thriller has been concocted from an actual World War II espionage case. Screenplay is based on the novel Operation Cicero, written by L.C. Moyzisch…
While it varies from the original Georges Simenon novel, this keeps to essentially the same main character about whom the entire plot revolves.
Picture is based on the Joseph Conrad story, but the screenplay fails to capture the authentic atmosphere of the Far East in which the story is set. The backgrounds are genuine enough, but the plot…
Two short-story classics, Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer and Stephen Crane's The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky have been packaged under the title of Face to Face.
A film musical usually can get by with the lightest plot if the dance numbers and tunes are sock, but Belle has an even lighter plot than usual, and the numbers are just ordinary. It's all done…