The documentary technique gives a factual gloss to the high melodramatics of Walk a Crooked Mile. A Southern California atomplant is losing its top secrets and the FBI and Scotland Yard, in the…
Alan Ladd fans and other followers of high adventure will like Saigon. It's strictly pulp-fiction stuff with a flair for good characterizations and plenty of action. P. J. Wolfson, in his production…
Despite the mental images of lush production numbers that might be conjured up by the title, Broadway has none of that. Instead, it's a simple story about an old vaude family that lives in the hope…
The spectacular critical, popular and financial success of Laura Z. Hobson's "Gentleman's Agreement" as a novel should be repeated by Darryl F. Zanuck's brilliant and powerful film version. Just as…
The Paradine Case offers two hours and 11 minutes of high dramatics.
Kiss of Death [based on a story by Eleazar Lipsky] is given the same semi-documentary treatment that 20th-Fox used in its three fact dramas, The House on 92nd Street, 13 Rue Madeleine and Boomerang!.
Desperate is a ripsnorting gangster meller. Yarn [by Dorothy Atlas and Anthony Mann] is strictly one of those things, and not unfamiliar.
The Farmer's Daughter [suggested by a Finnish play by Juhni Tervataa] rolls irresistibly along in a light romantic comedy groove. One of the pic's chief assets is the political tilt given to the…
Irene Dunne and William Powell have captured to a considerable extent the charm of the play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse [based on the book by Clarence Day Jr]. The major humor of the story…
A closeup on prison life and prison methods, Brute Force is a showmanly mixture of gangster melodramatics, sociological exposition, and sex [from a story by Robert Patterson]. The s.a. elements are…