Shirley Temple appears in Technicolor for the first time. Transposition of the Frances Hodgson Burnett several-generation favorite, Sara Crewe, is accomplished most successfully.
Parading vivid and gruesome horror, with background of elaborate medieval pageantry and mob scenes, Hunchback of Notre Dame is a super thriller-chiller.
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The Four Feathers has been filmed before, with the book [by A.E.W. Mason] from which it was adapted having enjoyed big world sale.
Comedy is of early Keystone vintage with squirting water and bumps into walls used extensively to create laughs. Overall, it's pretty dull.
In Canary Bob Hope carries a straight dramatic characterization, with comedy quips and situations dropping into the plot naturally to accentuate the laughs.
Choice of Basil Rathbone as Sherlock was a wise one. Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson is equally expert. With the two key characters thus capably handled, the film has the additional asset of being well…
Tarzan Finds a Son carries more credulity and believable jungle adventure than the long list of preceding Tarzan features.