In interpretation, in acting and in the fine presentation of all its poetically romantic qualities, this version is a worthy successor to the earlier transcription, first the stage play by Jane…
On the face of it, this film represents six reels of scraped together footage from off the cutting room floor. A more vague or hopeless mess could not have resulted.
A bing-bing, action melodrama [from a play by Joe Laurie Jr, Gene Fowler and Douglas Durkin].
A story [by Barry Conners and Philip Klein] about a cop, the waitress he finally marries and the girl's sister who gets tangled up with a rodman. That's about all.
Interesting film material comes from warden Lewis E. Lawes' book of memoirs of prison administration [adapted by Courtenay Terrett and Robert Lord]. While it may take some liberties and overstep…
This is a hard and sombre theme to digest. One which will become tedious to many because of its lack of animation. In telling of the young Frenchman whose conscience drives him to the home of the…
Freaks is sumptuously produced, admirably directed, and no cost was spared. But Metro failed to realize that even with a different sort of offering the story still is important. Here it is not…
Josef von Sternberg, the director, has made this effort interesting through a definite command of the lens. As to plot structure and dialog, Shanghai Express runs much too close to old meller and…
Jimmy Durante is rushed into a house party scene for his first and only appearance after the picture has gone 70 minutes. That's the best evidence that this picture's big weakness was analyzed by the…
Despite the Lubitsch artistry, much of which is technically apparent, it's not good cinema in toto. For one thing, it's predicated on a totally meretricious premise. Herbert Marshall is the gentleman…
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