Taking the favorable factual aspects of the trek of Mormons to the west, and combining them with well-concocted fictional ingredients, picture emerges as an epic filmization of early American history.
Third Finger, Left Hand is sufficiently light and fluffy in its farcical setup to provide diverting entertainment. Story is of mild texture, and obvious from the opening reel. Although lacking…
Made by the same British studio that turned out Lady Vanishes, the film also has the same general subject matter, the same screenplay writers, Margaret Lockwood in the femme lead, and even makes…
Stripped of the horror angles of its forerunner, The Invisible Man Returns is a fantastic tale of the impossible - but unfolded in such a manner that it maintains interest throughout despite its…
; Editor ison, The Man is a sequel to Young Tom ed ison (Mickey Rooney). The sequel takes up with Edison after he has gone to New York to pursue his vocation as an inventor.
Ivan Kahn, talent digger-upper for 20th-Fox, was one of the co-authors of the original story, and no doubt he incorporated many of his experiences in seeking new film faces in the hinterlands. The…
Unlike many large-budgeted productions carrying multi-star setups that tend either to costume background or sophistication for limited appeal, this one (with an outlay of around $2 million) breaks…
Fast moving and actionful melodrama of long-haul trucking biz, They Drive clicks with plenty of entertainment content. Story, off the beaten track, divides into two sections, but with a neat dovetail…
Universal catches Mae West on a delayed rebound from Paramount, teaming her with W.C. Fields for a hefty package of lusty humor. Picture marks return of West to the screen after two years absence.
The Great McGinty initiates Preston Sturges into the directing ranks, after a long stretch as a film scenarist. Piloting an original story and screenplay of his own concoction, Sturges displays…