Despite the triangular familiarity with the basic story, director John Stahl bisects it with a moderate admixture of satirical and dramatic ingredients generating from the battle of a man's divorced…
Design for Scandal is a lightly-concocted romantic farce, with familiar story undercurrent refreshed by expert deliveries in the acting, direction and dialog departments.
Dumas story of the Corsican Brothers is widely known. Born Siamese twins of Corsican aristocracy, the babies are separated immediately after birth by a miraculous operation, and saved from a vendetta…
William Powell and Myrna Loy romp merrily through another marital comedy loaded with solid comedy, compactly set up and tempoed at a zippy pace. Love Crazy is a standout laugh hit of top proportions…
Appointment for Love is a neatly constructed piece of bright entertainment. Producer Bruce Manning, who also collaborated on the script with Felix Jackson [from an original by Ladislas Bus-Fekete]…
Second picturization of Rachael Crothers' play carries excellence in directing, acting and mounting, all combined in a carefully charted production. But being a close translation of the stage piece…
Sullivan's Travels is a curious but effective mixture of grim tragedy, slapstick of the Key- stone brand and smart, trigger-fast comedy.
High Sierra is something of a throwback to the gangster pictures of the prohibition era; purely and simply an action story that's partially salvaged by the fine performances of Humphrey Bogart and…
Jack London's famous hellship sails for another voyage over the cinematic seas in this version of The Sea Wolf. Edward G. Robinson steps into the role of the callous and inhuman skipper, Wolf Larsen.
A warm and human preachment for godliness, this biography of a Methodist minister is from the best-seller by Hartzell Spence. About the only faults with the picture are its slowness in the first half…