This is a lusty story [from a novel by Rafael Sabatini] of English buccaneers who plunder women and the Spanish Main with equal facility.
Expertly tailored to the combined talents of Deanna Durbin and Charles Laughton. It Started with Eve is a neatly-devised romantic comedy drama. Story is one of those typical Cinderella tales…
To Be or Not to Be, co-starring Carole Lombard and Jack Benny, under expert guidance of Ernst Lubitsch, is absorbing drama with farcical trimmings. It's an acting triumph for Lombard, who delivers an…
Maurine Watkins' play [Chicago] of a girl who basks in the publicity spotlight for a brief period when accused of murder is broadly embellished via the screenplay by Nunnally Johnson and direction by…
Flying Tigers is based on exploits of American flyers in China who took up the cudgels against the Japs long before Pearl Harbor.
The Major and the Minor is a sparkling and effervescing piece of farce-comedy. Story [suggested by the play Connie Goes Home by Edward Childs Carpenter and the story Sunny Goes Home by Fannie…
Producer-director Leo McCarey develops hit tale at a decidedly slow pace, and despite the overlength footage, succeeds in holding attention most of the way through.
Warners had a problem in transferring the Robert Carson Sat Eve Post serial to the screen. Original, under title of Aloha Means Goodbye, depicted a spy melodrama on ship that finally reached Hawaii…
Taken from a Collier mag story [Little Pinks] by Damon Runyon, this is a Cinderella-like fable of a Broadway cafe-singing golddigger who becomes more human long after a fall cripples her for life…
No less than half a dozen credits for this film go to Noel Coward. And they're well earned. It is the story of a British destroyer, from its completion to its destruction at sea by the Germans. She…