Taking the favorable factual aspects of the trek of Mormons to the west, and combining them with well-concocted fictional ingredients, picture emerges as an epic filmization of early American history.
The Sea Hawk retains all of the bold and swashbuckling adventure and excitement of its predecessor, turned out for First National by Frank Lloyd in 1923. But the screenplay of the new version is…
Universal catches Mae West on a delayed rebound from Paramount, teaming her with W.C. Fields for a hefty package of lusty humor. Picture marks return of West to the screen after two years absence.
Based on the adventures of New York's crack Irish regiment during the First World War, The Fighting 69th is a vigorously melodramatic war picture.
Here is a splendid production, in which much care and attention to detail has gone into the making. Historical biography [from an idea by Norman Burnside] is based on the life of Dr Paul Ehrlich…
This film version of Joseph Conrad's novel impresses with several strongly individual performances rather than with the basic movement of the story itself.
Preston Sturges' original screenplay depends mainly on individual sequences and bright situations rather than the overall effect of the story itself. Here is a tale of a girl crook (Barbara Stanwyck)…
Unlike many large-budgeted productions carrying multi-star setups that tend either to costume background or sophistication for limited appeal, this one (with an outlay of around $2 million) breaks…
Jesse James, under the sponsorship of 20th Century-Fox, was murdered a year ago by those cowards, the Ford brothers. This season, with vengeance rankling in his breast, Jesse's older brother, Frank…
Irene Dunne and Cary Grant pick up the thread of marital comedy at about the point where they left off in The Awful Truth. With these two stars working again with Leo McCarey, a surefire laughing…