Big-time western drama has resulted from John Wayne's first production effort. Angel and the Badman is solid entertainment way above what might be expected from its western locale and characters…
Director George S. Kaufman manifests pace and polish in a fast-moving bit of fluff [story by Edwin Lanham] about a flannel-mouth Solon whose presidential aspirations become complicated when he loses…
Ramrod is a good western with above-par names. The title stands for ranch foreman and Joel McCrea is the ramrod of Veronica Lake's ranch. The challenge starts when the cattlemen would stop…
Fear in the Night is a good psychological melodrama, unfolded at fast clip and will please the whodunit-and-how fans.
Long Night is a sullen brooding film [based on a pre-war French film] about vet of World War II who goes on killing spree when his girl takes up with another guy. There's some good, challenging…
Eugene O'Neill's post-Civil War version of the ancient Greek classic was at best 'good for those who like that sort of thing'. The success of the 1931 play proved that there were plenty who did # or…
Cynthia [from Vina Delmar's play, The Rich Full Life] has a simplicity that projects warmth and feeling, particularly for family audiences familiar with the teenage problems posed by its plot.
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer poses a plot easily adapted to fluffy situations. Tossed together are a lady judge, a playboy artist and an impressionable teenager. Grant, the artist, has already…
Much of the lure will result from Frank Sinatra's presence in the cast. Guy's acquired the Bing Crosby knack of nonchalance, throwing away his gag lines with fine aplomb. He kids himself in a couple…
This version of the Oscar Wilde 1895 play is given handsome mounting by Alexander Korda. Yet he could do little more than put the play on the screen, stage asides and all.