Very cleverly made and beautifully acted. Unseemly title is hardly flavored enough to come up to the story, which was staged from the novel of the same name by Georges de la Fouchardiere at the…
A good picture, almost entirely by virtue of an inspired performance by a boy, Jackie Cooper. There is none of the usual hammy quality of the average child actor in this kid.
Treatment differs from both the stage version [by Deane and John Balderston] and the original novel [by Bram Stoker]. On the stage it was a thriller carried to such an extreme that it had a comedy…
It's entertaining, has a lot of light, pleasing comedy and carries a cast that's tops. Robert Williams is a very likable character as a reporter who marries himself off to a snobbish society frail…
Marion Davies plays with debonair comedy with just the touch of being rowdy, and relieved at the other extreme with the merest suggestion of under-the-surface sentiment.
A good-looking animal picture. The story doesn't mean anything other than a connecting link for a series of sequences which, at one point, become nothing more than an out-and-out lecture tour, as…
A mining catastrophe in the hands of an able director, G.W. Pabst. Story is based upon the disaster at Courrieres, on the German-French border, in which several hundred French miners were imprisoned…
Of the clutching hand school that the stage smash, The Bat [by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood], was probably the real parent of, The Bat Whispers, in its talking version, is a good picture…
A secret service story [from X-27 by Josef von Sternberg]. The start of the film, when Gustav von Seyffertitz as the Austrian intelligence chief picks up Dietrich on the street to make her a prize…
Another two-reel idea on a six-reel frame with the usual strain resulting. Pardon Us proves nothing for Laurel and Hardy.
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