A stage play once confined within the liberal proscenium of the New Amsterdam theatre (NY), where Marilyn Miller scintillated for the Ziegfeld management, Rosalie breaks through the chrysalis of…
Producer Samuel Goldwyn has made a near-literal film translation of Sidney Kingsley's play Dead End, the New York stage success. The Kingsley theme is that tenements breed gangsters, and no one does…
Zenda is hokum of the 24-carat variety [from Anthony Hope's novel, dramatized by Edward Rose; script adaptation by Wells Root]; a sheer piece of romantic nonsense about a mythical European kingdom, a…
Appeal is aimed strictly at the emotions, as the plot is another variation of self-sacrificing mother love. The film is a remake of The Trespasser, which Edmund Goulding earlier wrote and directed…
One of the oldest stories in pictures - the grooming of a heavyweight champion - has been done again with good results [from the Saturday Evening Post story by Francis Wallace].
Shirley Temple is growing up to be a big little girl. The dimple in the cheek is still there but those knees are losing their contour.
Considering its only moderate success as a legit show [by Edward Hope, from the novel by Stanley J. Weyman] and that it may be automatically and erroneously tabbed as a costume production, Under the…
Of a dramatic texture which never was too strong even in the theatre, Quality Street is a theatrical memory involving Maude Adams in a J.M. Barrie piece. It was not rated among her best. Incredibly…