Made with a cast of principals who were picked up in Rome's streets and had never before faced a camera, and with a story [from a novel by Luigi Bartolini] incredible in its simplicity as a basis for…
A tense film thriller has been developed from Maxwell Anderson's play, Key Largo. Emphasis is on tension in the telling, and effective use of melodramatic mood has been used to point up the suspense.
Picture is a remake of Goldwyn's Ball of Fire (1941) starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. Most of Goldwyn's production crew worked on both films, including director, cameraman and editor…
Picture, fourth produced in Hungary since the war's end, and first in the past two years, is a good, artistic attempt. Geza Radvanyi, director who made many films in Italy during the war, has touched…
Despite a sextet of name players, Ruthless is a victim of cliched and outmoded direction and of weary dialog to which no actor could do justice.
'Germany has backtracked 1948 years. It's now at naught - as if Christ weren't born, since they wanted to kill Him again. Therefore, don't seek traces of our civilization in this film. They've…
The Paleface is a smart-aleck travesty on the west, told with considerable humor and bright gags. Bob Hope has been turned loose on a good script.
Eric Hodgins' novel of the trials and tribulations of the Blandings, while building their dream house, read a lot funnier than they filmed. Norman Panama and Melvin Frank come through with a glossy…
British producers are competing with each other in rushing mobster yarns to the screen. This tends to prove that Britain can turn out a gangster picture as brutal as any Hollywood had devised.
Mounted in a slick production, the screenplay is another variation of the poor-little-rich-girl theme against a newspaper background. But Jay Dratler dresses up the script with enough new twists and…