Plot [from a story by Houston Branch] trips a light fantastic over a series of gags and the gags account for most of the merit. Between the good ones, the yarn rushes James Cagney through some…
Sitting Pretty's assets are a youthful trio of leads, some fast dialog, a swell score and direction that hits a pace from the start and sustains it to the finish.
Pretty fair entertainment. Fortunately, it's been steered clear of over sombreness or becoming too morbid; also hyper-dramatic or bordering on the gangster cycle.
A Cecil B. DeMille spectacle of modern time employing for mob effect the crusading student body of a high school which, aroused by racketeering activities and a system of law and order that permits…
Spencer Tracy is cast in his most distasteful role. It's a story [from the play by Lawrence Hazard] of a worthless mug who rudely picks up a homeless girl and transports her to a shanty town, where…
The strangest character yet created by the screen [from the novel by H.G. Wells] roams through The Invisible Man. Sometimes he is seen, dressed and bandaged up into a fantastic, eerie-looking figure…
Almost Barrie-ish in its whimsy, the ethereal quality of the Ben Hecht-S. N. Behrman script foundation is its primary deficiency. Lorenz Hart, while solely credited for the lyrics to Richard Rodgers'…
Atmospherically, She Done Him Wrong is interesting since it takes audiences back to the 1890s and inside a Bowery free-and-easy, but mostly following a few highlights in the career of Diamond Lou…
Little from Metro's costly March of Time Technicolor musical has actually been resuscitated, although Metro's now historic and costly floppo venture inspired this combined effort by Harry Rapf…
Helen Hayes is the sorrowing Angela, as solid and satisfying a bit of acting as comes to the screen in a blue moon. Clark Gable is a gallant soldier hero and leaves nothing to be desired.