There's no lace on this picture. It's raw and brutal. It's low-brow material given such workmanship as to make it high-brow. To square everything there's a foreword and postscript moralizing on the…
It's the second Mark Twain story to be done by Paramount, first being Tom Sawyer. Same quartet that did Sawyer reunite in Jackie Coogan, Junior Durkin, Mitzi Green and Jackie Searl. The latter two…
Not the least of this film's assets is the title, carrying the prestige of a novel that was a sensation upon its publication. What David Graham Phillips wrote as a protest against narrow-minded…
A revue more than a story. Erik Charell has directed mass scenes at the UFA studios in Babelsberg instead of staging them at the Grosses Schauspielhaus. He has done it with a seldom-seen luxury, a…
Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore and Lewis Stone -# the Metro Tragedy Four -# dominate the whole affair, making the picture, as a picture, very secondary.
The [Mark Twain] story was originally turned down by Doug Fairbanks, after which Fox made it with Harry Myers. It was released late in 1920. The staff working on this sound version must have run off…
Film has two unusual aspects. One is its basic theme of an expose on evangelism. The other is a punch sequence at the opening, perhaps the strongest scene the feature possesses.
This comedy-drama is much along the lines of many in the series which Paramount's Long Island studio turns out.
Street Scene comes upon the screen in faithful reproduction of the stage play. Author Elmer Rice went to Hollywood and had a supervisory hand in the filming and nearly a dozen of the characters are…
Lack of action stands against Daybreak, that gets its title because the two principals stay out all night the first time they met. Both of them, Ramon Novarro and Helen Chandler, give a perfectly…