The George White 'Scandals' legit musicals, Ziegfeld's 'Follies' and Earl Carroll's 'Vanities' date back to the Prohibition era and the current picture, produced by George White, also dates back in…
Robust saga of swaggering pirates and beautiful girls. Story concentrates on action melodrama but occasionally takes a satirical slant on such high adventure doings, thus bringing nifty chuckles.
This one tosses logic out the window and devotes itself to broad slapstick. Laughs clock heavily and pace moves so swiftly audiences won't have a chance to discover it is a lot of to-do about nothing.
This ambitious French film turns out to be a strange mixture of the beautiful, the esoteric and the downright dull. Some startling flashes of inspired mimicry and fresh Gallic humor are wedded to the…
The performances, not only of Bette Davis but of newcomers John Dall and Joan Lorring, together with those of Nigel Bruce and others, capture attention and admiration far and above that of the story…
Isle of the Dead is a slow conversation piece about plagues and vampires on an eerie Greek island. It's better handled and directed than most though thriller fans will still find its lack of action a…
Anchors Aweigh is solid musical fare. The production numbers are zingy; the songs are extremely listenable; the color treatment outstanding.
Thunderhead - Son of Flicka, 20th-Fox's sequel to Flicka, is a worthy successor. A simple outdoor idyll of a ranch lad and his horse. It has the same refreshing quality of its predecessor and a…
This is a human, credible story [by Sergio Amidei and Alberto Consiglio] of the fine behavior of the 'little people' during the German occupation of Rome.
Frenchman's Creek is a 17th-century romance about the lady and the pirate, beautifully Technicolored and lavishly mounted. Film reputedly cost over $3 million to produce, Paramount's costliest…