Warner Bros has managed to turn out a good film based on the life of James J. Corbett. In doing so, however, the scenarists have sacrificed a good deal of one of the best reputations the boxing game…
The Major and the Minor is a sparkling and effervescing piece of farce-comedy. Story [suggested by the play Connie Goes Home by Edward Childs Carpenter and the story Sunny Goes Home by Fannie…
Aircraft is a full-length feature dealing with the flight of a crew of bombers which start from England to raid Stuttgart. The squadron all returns safely, except one which hits an obstruction and is…
Bambi is gem-like in its reflection of the color and movement of sylvan plant and animal life. The transcription of nature in its moments of turbulence and peace heightens the brilliance of the…
This is a lusty story [from a novel by Rafael Sabatini] of English buccaneers who plunder women and the Spanish Main with equal facility.
On the same grand scale of pictorial elaborateness which characterized Thief of Bagdad, Alexander Korda brings again to the screen the diminutive East Indian player, Sabu, in a film version of…
Thunder Rock is a remarkable piece of technical work. Its treatment of the subject [a newspaperman gains new hope through visions of drowned people] is realistic.
Maurine Watkins' play [Chicago] of a girl who basks in the publicity spotlight for a brief period when accused of murder is broadly embellished via the screenplay by Nunnally Johnson and direction by…
Story [by Howard Emmett Rogers] of vaudeville troupers before and during the First World War is obvious, naive and sentimental. It's also genuine and affectionate and lively.
In The Magnificent Ambersons, Orson Welles devotes 9,000 feet of film to a spoiled brat who grows up as a spoiled, spiteful young man. This film hasn't a single moment of contrast; it piles on and on…