The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex is a lavishly-produced historical drama, the first picture to be released using the new fast Technicolor negative, and improved processing methods.
Film version of the Pulitzer prize play [by Zoe Akins from a novel by Edith Wharton] sticks pretty close to the original development and dialog. Therein lies a handicap to success of the piece on the…
Alexander Dumas' classic, presented for the first time in film form, is a highly entertaining adventure melodrama. Story has a verve in its tale of dual heirship to the throne of France, used by…
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 Hound of the Baskervilles retains all of the suspensefully dramatic ingredients of Conan Doyle's popular adventure of Sherlock Holmes. It's a startling mystery-chiller developed along logical…
Jack Buchanan plays a private detective for a large insurance company, and never takes anything seriously, even murder. He's ably partnered with Edward Everett Horton as his brother in the farcical…
A skilled and dramatic filmization of one of Edgar Wallace's best known novels. Murder, sabotage and international troublemaking form the basis of this exploit of the Four Just Men who, incognito…
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.