Moto wriggles through another mass of Oriental-Occidental intrigue in the Far East for the second [from a story by John P. Marquand] of 20th-Fox's rival series to the well-established Charlie Chans…
The story of Father Flanagan's struggle to make a successful boy's home and then an entire community near Omaha, Neb, is the motivating theme throughout. Producers shrewdly have not made it entirely…
This is a beautiful and deeply touching picture, skilfully adapted from I.A.R. Wylie's poignant magazine story.
This time Mr Moto (Peter Lorre) of the oily tongue and suave detection traps a gang of international murderers under circumstances that even baffles a beleaguered Scotland Yard. He's a one-man…
Film is based on a story written specially for the screen by A.E.W. Mason. He supplies an excellent machine-made suspensive tale laid in India, with fine dialog.
This is a corking good entertainment. Smartly written, well directed and deftly acted, the piece [from a play by Paul Frank and Georg Fraser, based on a story by Ladislaus Vadnai] has momentum and…
Test Pilot is an actioner against a new approach to the aviation theme, fortified by a strong romance.
The filmization of Boy Meets Girl does not approximate the ripsnorting click of the play original by the Spewacks. Whether the fault lies in some of the denaturing, or the idea of a film poking fun…
More western than anything else, basically The Texans is a story of the Reconstruction period and carpetbaggers following the Civil War. It is another of a long line of pictures which adopts a strong…
Romance and comedy are well interwoven as Moto (Peter Lorre) solves a ring murder. Okay action, and the story is atmosphered with the usual fight game addicts, cops, gamblers, bookies and trainers…