Strong entertainment for femme theatregoers has been developed from adventures of the Rose Franken magazine characters, Claudia and David. Film is jammed with tears and chuckles, played and directed…
Metro, with the skill it has so often demonstrated in transforming a best-selling novel to a best-selling picture, turns the trick again with this filmization of A. J. Cronin's The Green Years.
This pic doesn't vary much from the basic formula used in the numerous predecessors in the Hardy family saga, but why should it?
The essence of film fare is obviously to entertain. This one doesn't. It can't, when the fundamentals are as meretricious as unwind in these hokey 96 minutes.
Three Strangers carries a rather complicated episodic plot, depending mostly on the fine cast performances to carry it.
Production is well-stacked with solid values in every department except for the screenplay, which falls short in its attempt to stretch an unsubstantial story line over so long a running time.
The familiar western formula reaches its highest commercialization in Duel in Sun. It is raw, sex-laden, western pulp fiction, told in 10-20-30 style. The star lineup is impressive. Vastness of the…
The filming by Paramount of "The Lost Weekend" marks a particularly outstanding achievement in the Hollywood setting. The psychiatric study of an alcoholic, it is an unusual picture. It is intense…
Sensitive love story of a returned war veteran with ugly facial disfigurements, and the homely slavey - both self-conscious of their handicaps - is sincerely told both in the script [based on the…
The screen calls it 'a story dedicated to the few who trained the many.' It's a convincing tribute to the last war aces (Yanks as well as British) and to grounded veterans of the Battle of Britain…