Escape Me Never, produced as a play [by Margaret Kennedy] in London and New York with the same star, is a well-produced film transcription of a story of moods and morbidity.
The Last Days of Pompeii is a spectacle picture, full of action and holds a good tempo throughout.
This story, in book form, was a bestseller for over a year and caused a lot of talk. In transferring it to screen the filmers have taken many liberties, so that it evolves as a choppy, long, and…
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Everything revolves about Eleanor Powell, Robert Taylor and June Knight, the menace. She's the Park Avenue bankroll ($60,000) for the forthcoming musical comedy [dance direction by Dave Gould]…
A sockeroo woman's picture. Has Fredric March, Merle Oberon and Herbert Marshall and a forthright sentimental romance, well directed by Sidney Franklin to sustain almost every element [of the play by…
Practically a comedy monolog for W.C. Fields, with little help from a number of others. No plot, no suspense; rather coarse-grained in spots, but packing a load of belly laughs for people who like…
This is red hot off the front page. But beyond that it has nothing but a weak scenario [from a story by Gregory Rogers] along hackneyed lines.
This one can't miss and the reasons are three - Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin's 11 songs and sufficient comedy between numbers to hold the film together.
Ruth Rose adapted H. Rider Haggard's novel and did a smooth job. Story blame belongs with the basic yarn and not with the treatment. There are scenes that skirt the twilight zone of the horse laugh.
Escapade, besides being deft and amusing light comedy, is notable as the film introducing Luise Rainer to American audiences. Myrna Loy was originally slated for the part, but walked out. Rainer, the…