Paramount obviously couldn't make up its mind what it wanted to do with this film; it's rambling and hokey. For a few moments it's sheer farce, for a few moments it's romance. And it never jells.
The first full-length talker in highly improved Technicolor, cinematographically it's a tribute to the new process and to Robert Edmond Jones' beautiful splashes of multi-tone visual values. The…
Thanks A Million is corking entertainment. Film unquestionably establishes Fred Allen for the screen. It also takes Paul Whiteman and his orchestra, including Ramona, the Yacht Club Boys, and…
Go into Your Dance has much to recommend it as a lavishly produced, vigorously directed and agreeably entertaining musical picture [based on a story by Bradford Ropes]. Besides everything else it has…
An unusually fine dramatic story handled excellently from a production standpoint. Built along gangster lines, but from an international crook standpoint, with a lot of melodramatic suspense added.
Reckless is a hodge-podge of melodrama, backstage and quasi-musical. It includes a cinematic recreation [from a story by Oliver Jeffries] of a recent newspaper melodrama involving a torch songstress…
The murder of the miserly pawnbroker (Mrs Patrick Campbell in a ruthless, unsympathetic characterization) is the premeditated crime by Peter Lorre. Edward Arnold's old-fashioned police methods…
Smartness of direction, plus a few comedy situations, turn an ordinary Cinderella theme into pleasing light film diversion. The Gay Deception is so named because a prince masquerades as a hotel…
If its 110 minutes' running time makes it appear a bit sluggish, the sensitive and intelligent development (from the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas) ultimately makes the initiallethargic progression…
Sam Goldwyn picked Barbary Coast as a title and called in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur to write a story to fit. Result is a picture that has all it takes to get along in thoroughbred company.
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