Madame Dubarry is a Hollywood idea of Versailles. Under William Dieterle's directorial aegis, the decadent court of Louis XV becomes even more so in its broad well-nigh travesty version of the…
A fine picture on all counts in the acting, writing, and directing. It handles the delicate subject of anti-semitism with tact and restraint. The Rothschild family, through its intimate financial…
As the first musical talker turned out by an important eastern legit revue producer, this is an unintentional but flattering compliment to Hollywood's own stagers of musicals. George White…
The kind of comedy that Chaplin used to do in two reels, but stretched out to run an even six. Thanks chiefly to J. P. McEvoy's dialog and the sustained pantomiming of W. C. Fields, it's a passable…
King Vidor, who has the nerve to do unusual things, has here brought to the screen a story which deals with a throng of unemployed who take up squatter rights on an abandoned farm and turn it into a…
Splendor and intimacy do not blend any more than the traditional oil and water. Each treads on the other's toes. Cecil B. DeMille adds nothing to his directorial rep in this one other than to again…
An intriguing adaptation of a noted novel, the English-made Pimpernel is distinguished by a splendid cast and productional mounting that rates with Hollywood's best.
Not a bad effort to make an artistic picture out of a book which is generally rated among the British fiction classics. At the same time, the attempt fails, and it fails because the producer, with…
All through the picture there's charm, romance, gaiety and eclat. There's a dash of Continental spice in the situation of the professional male co-respondent who is to expedite Ginger Rogers' divorce.
The adventures of the quartet who are lost in the Malayan jungle are episodic and disjointed, running the gamut from stark tragedy to unbelievable farce [from a novel by E. Arnot Robertson].