Tobacco Road as a motion picture falls far short of its promises. The sensational pulling elements of the 1933 play by Jack Kirkland from Erskine Caldwell's saga - the dialog and the low-life manners…
Zanzibar is Paramount's second coupling of Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. Although picture has sufficient comedy situations and dialog between its male stars, it lacks the compactness and…
This is not so much likely to scare audiences as make them a little sick. Production, acting and story, paradoxically, are all of a fairly high order, but it's all too unpleasant.
This Marlene Dietrich starrer is a very thin and familiar tale of the romantic interludes of a lady of dubious reputation a century ago. Picture misses its apparent mark of being a smartly…
Extended operations of the Gestapo are displayed in this film version of Geoffrey Household's novel, Rogue Male.
Birth of the Blues has everything from melody to comedy, and for the show bunch it's just so much jive history in swingtime. A saga of Basin Street, New Orleans, cradle of the Dixieland jazz idiom…
The attempt to balance three parallel dramas of the lives of three Ziegfeld showgirls makes for continual switching from one tale to the other. Interpolation of two extended displays of Ziegfeldian…
Too bad that this picture's story does not match its excellent cast. Another of the hillbilly dramas, Swamp Water is an unflattering reflection upon Dudley Nichols' usually facile pen. The scenarist…
Abbott and Costello continue their zany and familiar antics in nautical garb ashore and aboard a battlewagon [in a story by Arthur T. Horman].
This is an actionful adventure yarn [based on a story by John Kafka] unfolded in a Far East setting.