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Review: 'Saratoga'

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Saratoga, a story of the thoroughbreds and the men and women who follow the horses around the circuit, is a glamorous comedy-drama which the late Jean Harlow was completing, as co-star with Clark…

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Review: 'Easy Living'

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Slapstick farce, incredible and without rhyme or reason, is Paramount's contribution to the cycle of goofy pictures which started with My Man Godfrey (1936). This one is a poor imitation, lacking…

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Review: 'A Star Is Born'

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Although not the first film which has attempted to capitalize the international reputation of Hollywood, it is unquestionably the most effective one yet made. The highly commendable results are…

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Review: 'The Good Earth'

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Transfer of the [Pearl S.] Buck novel from page to celluloid, with a stop-off via the stage [play by Owen and Donald Davis], is a tough adaptation job. The characters are 100% Chinese. In many scenes…

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Review: 'San Quentin'

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San Quentin is stark, authentic-looking prison melodrama that misses being big entertainment because of a love story that is none too strong and a plot [by Robert Tasker and John Bright] that is only…

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