Picture tells the story of the rehabilitation of a tramp ex-baseball player who assents to the role of a puppet social reformer in the hands of a young woman columnist on a metropolitan newspaper.
Geared at a zippy pace, and providing lusty and enthusiastic comedy of the broadest slapstick, Buck Privates is a hilarious laugh concoction.
Third writer-director effort of Preston Sturges [from a story by Monckton Hoffe] is laugh entertainment of top proportions with its combo of slick situations, spontaneous dialog and a few slapstick…
This successor to Down Argentine Way is a close carbon copy of Folies Bergere which 20th turned out six years earlier, but with locale switch from Paris to Rio de Janeiro. Embellished with lavish…
Kipps has little of the accepted film style. Paucity of dramatics and action is obvious to point of occasional ennui; yet, withal, there's a certain piquant freshness in the plain tale of an…
This is an important and effective propaganda film. Picture started in April 1940 and took 18 months to complete. The British Government invested over $100,000 in the venture.
This is the third feature film which Hal Roach has produced from the strikingly original ideas and characters conceived by Thorne Smith in his use of astral bodies to motivate the hilarious and…
Much of the farcical flavor which characterized the earlier Thin Man films is reclaimed in the new picture. On the sentimental side, William Powell and Myrna Loy get a great deal of fun from their…
With Horsemen Aussie production drops its diapers. The pic, made in cooperation with the Department of Defense, is a three years' dream of Charles Chauvel come true.
The Great Lie is a sophisticated drama providing Bette Davis with opportunity for continued display of her tragic emotionalisms.