Story [by Felix Jackson] itself is a rather ordinary Cinderella yarn, gaining substance and strength through adroit direction, excellently tempoed lines and situations, and topnotch cast performances.
The Stars Look Down is a visual education on British mining. A picturization of a subject long an uncomfortable wedge in the English social-political scheme, Stars would merit laurels alone for a…
Story [from one by Edwin Justus Mayer and Franz Schulz] is light, but with a good share of humorous moments, many of them of the screwball variety. It's a slender thread, however, on which to tie…
Parading vivid and gruesome horror, with background of elaborate medieval pageantry and mob scenes, Hunchback of Notre Dame is a super thriller-chiller.
A novel by Bessie Breuer, Memory of Love, forms the basis for this wholly capable production. The story is a romantic drama of a familiar but highly poignant brand, relieved by smart comedy lines and…
This is the picture that brought protest from the French government shortly after it had been placed on release in January 1939, with result it was withdrawn from circulation throughout the world…
Boris Karloff's man-made monster is revived in the castle of Frankenstein to provide material for another adventure of the ogre. Basil Rathbone, son of the scientist-creator, returns from America to…
Film version of the Rodgers and Hart  musical has been considerably embellished in its transfer to the screen. Basic idea is there, and two songs are retained. Otherwise, it's a greatly…
The Spy in Black is a praiseworthy film on international espionage during World War I.
This is an exquisitely played, deeply moving comedy-drama. It is a happy combination of young love, sharp cleancut humor and tear-jerker. David O. Selznick's production leaves no sagging at the seams.