Suez misses out on its epic aims. Film's shortcomings are chiefly psychological, although a lethargic pace in the forepart almost counts too heavily against it.
Blockade is a film with a purpose - a plea against war. But it misses any claim to greatness because it pulls its punches.
This is the second film produced by the Farm Security Administration, previous one having been The Plough That Broke the Plains, also written and directed by Pare Lorentz, with musical score by…
It's all in the acting and directing. Director Norman Z. McLeod has the knack of building up gags until he has three or four racing each other to the big laugh. Most of the fun comes from a fine…
With the rejuvenated W.C. Fields at his inimitable best in a streamlined production which combines spectacle, melody and dance, Big Broadcast of 1938 is pictorially original and alluring.
Paramount made a happy choice in deciding to turn out a new version of the adventures of Francois Villon. Ronald Colman's delineation of the adventurous poet-philosopher is excellent, carrying…
Adventures of a newsreel cameraman are the basis for this Clark Gable-Myrna Loy co-starrer. It's a blazing action thriller aimed as a follow-up to same pair's click in Test Pilot (1938). It has…
Impressive scenes of the Alaskan waters, backgrounded by towering glaciers which drop mighty icebergs into the sea, imperiling doughty fishermen and their frail craft, lift Spawn of the North into…
This is good entertainment. A young nurse, Catherine (Margaret Lockwood), has planned to spend an illicit weekend with a man to whom she cannot be married until their financial position improves. Her…
Universal successfully launches Danielle Darrieux, young French star of unusual beauty and charm, in a written-to-order story.