In Canary Bob Hope carries a straight dramatic characterization, with comedy quips and situations dropping into the plot naturally to accentuate the laughs.
In 1937 Walt Disney released the first feature-length cartoon, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Its novelty, production excellence and entertainment factors rolled up terrific grosses for all…
Setting the 15th-century torture devices in the London Tower amid the court intrigue of that period, Tower of London emerges as a spine-chiller with accent on gruesomeness of the several deaths…
Selection of Ernst Lubitsch to pilot Garbo in her first light performance in pictures proves a bull's-eye.
In attempting to delve into the psychopathic reasons why a criminal carries a killer complex, Blind Alley holds moderate interest [Pic is based on a play by James Warwick].
Intense drama, with undercurrent of tragedy ever present, Dark Victory is a nicely produced offering. It presents Bette Davis in a powerful and impressive role.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex is a lavishly-produced historical drama, the first picture to be released using the new fast Technicolor negative, and improved processing methods.
Jesse James, notorious train and bank bandit of the late 19th century, and an important figure in the history of the midwest frontier, gets a drastic bleaching. Script by Nunnally Johnson is an…
Choice of Basil Rathbone as Sherlock was a wise one. Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson is equally expert. With the two key characters thus capably handled, the film has the additional asset of being well…
A charming, quaintly sophisticated account [from the novel Goodbye, Mr. Chips! by James Hilton] of the life of a schoolteacher, highlighted by a remarkably fine Performance from Robert Donat.