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Review: 'Moontide'

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Much of the success of the film [from the 1940 bestseller by Willard Robertson] may hinge on reaction to Jean Gabin. He's a pleasing and able player, but fails to project warmth and personal feeling.

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Review: 'Holiday Inn'

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Loaded with a wealth of songs, it's meaty, not too kaleidoscopic and yet closely knit for a compact 100 minutes of tiptop filmusical entertainment. The idea is a natural, and Irving Berlin has…

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Review: 'Cat People'

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This is a weird drama of thrill-chill caliber, with developments of surprises confined to psychology and mental reactions, rather than transformation to grotesque and marauding characters for visual…

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Review: 'Me and My Gal'

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Story of vaudeville troupers before and during the First World War [from an original story by Howard Emmett Rogers] is obvious, naive and sentimental. It's also genuine and affectionate and lively.

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Review: 'Wake Island'

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The heroic defense of Wake Island in December 1941 by some 385 US marines has not only been reproduced as a screen feature almost minutely faithful to the facts but without stooping to cheapness in…

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