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Review: 'Blackmail'

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Blackmail starts and finishes with spectacular oil well fires. In between there's some lusty and actionful melodrama, with moderate tincture of a wife's loyalty and sacrifice. Picture is a good…

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Review: 'Beau Geste'

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Beau Geste has been produced with vigorous realism and spectacular sweep. Director William Wellman has focused attention on the melodramatic and vividly gruesome aspects of the story, and skimmed…

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Review: 'Bachelor Mother'

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Story [by Felix Jackson] itself is a rather ordinary Cinderella yarn, gaining substance and strength through adroit direction, excellently tempoed lines and situations, and topnotch cast performances.

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Review: 'Babes in Arms'

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Film version of the Rodgers and Hart [1937] musical has been considerably embellished in its transfer to the screen. Basic idea is there, and two songs are retained. Otherwise, it's a greatly…

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    Lucy

    Daily Gross:$5.0M

    Cume to07.28.14: $48.9M

    Lucy

    1
    Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
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    Hercules

    Daily Gross:$3.3M

    Cume to07.28.14: $33.1M

    Hercules

    2
    Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
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    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$2.2M

    Cume to07.28.14: $174.7M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    3
    Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%

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Review: 'Ask a Policeman'

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Bits of Dr Syn (1937), with George Arliss, and The Ghost Train (1931) blend happily with amusing dialog and situations [story by Sidney Gilliatt] usually associated with Will Hay and his two stooges…

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Review: '5th Ave Girl'

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5th Ave Girl, is a cleverly devised comedy drama, expertly guided by Gregory La Cava. Story is basically of Cinderella pattern - always good. Millionaire Walter Connolly, shunned by his family on his…

James Stewart and Jean Arthur
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Review: 'You Can't Take It with You'

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A strong hit on Broadway, "You Can't Take It With You" is also a big hit on film. It is still playing in legit form. the New York Music Hall engagement of the George S. Kaufman-Moss Hart comedy being…

Katharine Hepburn
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Review: 'Bringing Up Baby'

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This harum-scarum farce comedy is Katharine Hepburn's first of this type. Opposite her is Cary Grant, who is perfectly at home as a farceur after his work in "The Awful Truth." Picture is moulded…

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Review: 'The Saint in New York'

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A rugged gangster melodrama, highly fantastic in plot but intriguing, has been skillfully shaped from the Leslie Charteris novel about a modern Robin Hood whose dish is rubbing out baddies. It makes…