The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a good show, the first all-Technicolor feature produced 100% outdoors.
There's one thing that W.C. Fields will never be, and that's unfunny. He could get laughs with Hamlet's soliloquy, which is just about what he does in Poppy [from a play by Dorothy Donnelly]. Amidst…
In transmuting the Hervey Allen bestseller to the screen the producers were faced with the unusual problem of too much material. They have maneuvered a straightforward and comparatively logical…
This Nino Martini mesquiter is a fairly diverting Mexican western. Leo Birinski's original story is one of those things. Wallace Smith's screen treatment, fortified by Rouben Mamoulian's direction…
Even though Libeled Lady goes overboard on plot and its pace snags badly in several spots, Metro has brought in a sockeroo of a comedy. It's broad farce for the most part, and the threesome…
Even though it makes an attempt to poke fun at the show-must-go-on thing, Stage Struck is cut from the same old pattern, gravitating between moments of sizzling comedy and long stretches of dull…
With Ginger Rogers again opposite, and the Irving Berlin music to dance to and sing, Astaire once more legs himself and his picture into the big-time entertainment class.
It couldn't have been an easy film to make, and the fact that it holds as much general interest as it does speaks volumes. But the producers couldn't avoid some dull stretches of scientific discourse.
Stan Laurel does himself proud on his first fling as a producer. For one thing, both Laurel & Hardy get plenty of chances to talk and the dialog handed them is considerably above par. Picture is…
First thing everyone will want to know about this one is whether it is as good as The Thin Man, and the answer is that it is - and it isn't. It has the same stars, William Powell and Myrna Loy; the…