Reviews

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Review: 'Lady for a Day'

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Lady for a Day asks the spectator to believe in the improbable. It's Hans Christian Andersen stuff written by a hard-boiled journalist and transferred to the screen by trick-wise Hollywoodites. While…

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Review: 'Pilgrimage'

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Story deals with the selfishness of mother love, but works out a new twist, dealing with the problem of a mother who stands in the way of her son's happiness with sympathetic treatment toward the…

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Review: 'The Lodger'

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The Lodger, from the novel by Mrs Belloc Lowndes, was made as a silent some years previously. Despite its subject of Jack the Ripper, this is an eerie, absorbing story without being morbid.

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Review: 'Fanny'

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Once again, producer-writer Marcel Pagnol plays variations on his favorite theme of the young maid's fall from virtue into pregnancy. The story of Fanny [middle seg of the trilogy comprising Marius…

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Review: 'Rome Express'

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The acting and casting call attention to Rome Express. A combination of Grand Hotel and Shanghai Express, nevertheless it is original in conception and execution. Casting is superb and the players…

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