Birth of the Blues has everything from melody to comedy, and for the show bunch it's just so much jive history in swingtime. A saga of Basin Street, New Orleans, cradle of the Dixieland jazz idiom…
Story has Fred Astaire as a stager of a musical show for producer Robert Benchley. Latter, in making a pitch for affections of Rita Hayworth, gets in a jam with his wife, and has Astaire get him out…
Alfred Hitchcock's trademarked cinematic development of suspenseful drama, through mental emotions of the story principals, is vividly displayed in Suspicion, a class production [from the novel…
Abbott and Costello continue their zany and familiar antics in nautical garb ashore and aboard a battlewagon [in a story by Arthur T. Horman].
The English legendary werewolf provides basis for another cinematic adventure into the horrific chiller-diller realm. The Wolf Man is a compactly-knit tale of its kind, with good direction and…
Here's the story. Irene Dunne and Cary Grant adopt a six weeks' old baby and raise her until she is six, when she dies, after a brief illness. Then they adopt a boy of two.
Walt Disney returns in Dumbo to the formula that accounted for his original success - simple animal characterization.
In a foreword, audiences are informed that this is a fanciful and imaginative story, put on the record mainly for amusement purposes. The Devil and Miss Jones then unwinds a light and fluffy tale of…
Major Barbara is the second film from the partnership of George Bernard Shaw and Gabriel Pascal. Adapted from an old Shaw play, circa 1905, it still carries the lightning thrusts of Shavian caustic…
Picture is a combo of slick scripting, fast-paced direction and excellent performances. Richard Flournoy provides plenty of laugh embellishment to the original story by Horace Jackson and Grant…