Saturday's Children, Warner's latest remake of Maxwell Anderson's play of the '20s, still is good as human drama with comedy sidelights. Basic plot varies from Anderson's play, but still retains…
This is another in the extended series of Warners features based on Warden Lewis E. Lawes' 20,000 Years in Sing Sing. It's a routine prison melodrama.
The Thief of Bagdad is a colorful, lavish and eye-appealing spectacle. It's an expensive production accenting visual appeal, combining sweeping panoramas and huge sets, amazing special effects and…
S.N. Behrman's Broadway success starred Katharine Cornell. Rosalind Russell, in the same part, endows it with skill equal to that of her predecessor. Combined with a deftness for handling comedy and…
Chaplin makes no bones about his utter contempt for dictators like Hitler and Mussolini in his production of The Great Dictator. He takes time out to make fun about it, but the preachment is strong…
Authorship of one of 1939's bestselling pieces of fiction, a novel entitled Escape, was ascribed to a mysterious Ethel Vance, whose identity was shrouded in mystery under the promotional idea that…
Elaborating on the basic premise of Robert Sherwood's play, and doing a slick job of cleansing to conform to present regulations of the Hays code, this is a persuasive and compelling romantic tragedy.
This is a thrilling saga of hard bitten US army officers' fight to wipe out John Brown's marauding crew of Kansas abolition days.
Long on its display of corking dance routines and numbers by Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and George Murphy, mounted against elaborate production backgrounds, Broadway Melody of 1940 slides through…
Although picture carries the indelible stamp of Ernst Lubitsch at his best in generating humor and human interest from what might appear to be unimportant situations, it carries further to impress…