All credit to the kid players, director Norman Taurog, and the adapters for taking Percy Crosby's newspaper comic strip [co-written with Sam Mintz] and making it readable and moving in scenario form.
Gracie Fields doesn't exactly suggest sufficient sympathy to hold the romantic lead, but her eccentric singing and dialect-gagging records well.
Another gangster story, but written down to the bone and directed for everything it contains.
Sidney Franklin has followed the Noel Coward play closely with the addition of a number of interpolated scenes and the changing of the final locale from a Paris apartment to a Swiss chalet. Both…
It's entertaining, has a lot of light, pleasing comedy and carries a cast that's tops. Robert Williams is a very likable character as a reporter who marries himself off to a snobbish society frail…
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Another two-reel idea on a six-reel frame with the usual strain resulting. Pardon Us proves nothing for Laurel and Hardy.
Night Nurse is a conglomeration of exaggerations, often bordering on serial dramatics. Reason for audience indifference is somewhat guttural. Barbara Stanwyck as the flip gal who knows pretty much…
The usual Marx madhouse and plenty of laughs sprouting from a plot structure resembling one of those California bungalows which spring up over night.
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.
Made from a popular legit hit [by Marcel Pagnol], and acted by the same cast, the screen version is even better than the stage presentation. It shows the call of the sea acting on the son, Marius…