As the mastermind of a holdup gang, and the sweetheart of David Brian, a violent killer-type, Joan Crawford turns in the type of character and performance that especially suits her sophisticated…
As spirited as any march John Philip Sousa ever led, Stars and Stripes Forever registers as topnotch entertainment, a kaleidoscopically presented career of the bandmaster. Henry Koster's direction…
Victor Hugo's somber classic was previously lensed by the Fox Film Co in 1919, again by Universal in 1927, United Artists had a release out in 1935 and there was a French production in 1936.
A topical thriller of newspaper work under the handicaps of the Iron Curtain. Dana Andrews, Marta Toren, George Sanders and Audrey Totter are newspaper people attached to the Paris office of a…
This is a robust romantic drama of a native-born's return to Ireland. Director John Ford took cast and cameras to Ireland to tell the story [by Maurice Walsh] against actual backgrounds.
Despite its title, Red Planet Mars takes place on terra firma, sans space ships, cosmic rays or space cadets. It is a fantastic concoction [from a play by John L. Balderston and John Hoare] delving…
When [R.C. Sherriff's] Home at Seven was produced on the London stage in 1950, it proved to be one of the major successes of the legit season. Ralph Richardson repeats his starring role.
Postwar Germany provides the background for an interesting chase thriller. Snow-covered Munich, Salzburg, Berchtesgaden and Hitler's bombed-out Adlerhorst are the plot settings.
T.S. Eliot's legit play, Murder in the Cathed ral, has been turned into a moving but very ponderous film.
The Broadway legit success, Come Back, Little Sheba, has become a potent piece of screen entertainment. The production is faithful to the William Inge play.