Two old Bowery characters, Steve Brodie and Chuck Connors, have been dramatized to a point where the only thing that's recognizable from the record books about them are the jump from Brooklyn Bridge…
There's a good idea here and the execution is far from bad. It's a combination Grand Hotel and bus idea [story by C. H. Moresby-White and Sidney Gilliat] that's pretty well thought out.
Chief fault with Christina is its lethargy. It is slow and ofttimes stilted. This is perhaps good cinematic motivation to establish the contrast between the queen, who has been reared as a boy to…
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…
This picture is a queer story [from a novel by Grace Zaring Stone] of a romance in China between a Chinese and a white woman. A young New England girl arrives in Shanghai to join her sweetheart…
Footlight Parade is not as good as 42nd Street and Gold Diggers but the three socko numbers here eclipse some of the preceding Busby Berkeley staging for spectacle.
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…
Everything about the production rings true. It's as authentic to the initiate as the novitiate.