Who Was That Lady? is perhaps not the rouser it might have been, but it is an often hilarious romp made somewhat sedate only in a compromise between farce and romantic comedy.
The Angry Silence details the impact of industrial unrest on individuals, told with passion, integrity and guts, but without false theatrical gimmicks. Apart from the message, there is a solid core…
Based on Peter Coke's West End comedy Breath of Spring, plot concerns the blundering excursions into crime of a bunch of pinheaded amateurs, who specialize in lifting valuable furs and devoting the…
Better Broadway musicals than Bells Are Ringing have come to Hollywood, but few have been translated to the screen so effectively. Bells is ideally suited to the intimacy of the film medium. Where it…
Color and wide screen are a sock asset to The Trials of Oscar Wilde and, on balance, it has greater stellar appeal [than the b&w version, Oscar Wilde, released at virtually the same time].
Sink The Bismarck! is a first-rate film re-creation of a thrilling historical event. The screenplay is taken from a book by C. S. Forester. It concentrates almost entirely on three playing areas…
This is a rousing and fascinating motion picture. Producer-director Stanley Kramer has held the action in tight check.
Something appears to have gone wrong somewhere between Broadway, where The Marriage-Go-Round sustained itself as a hit play from October 1958 to February 1960, and Hollywood, where it is just a…
The last of the New Wave films, in that it is the final one from the group of highbrow pic critics-turned-filmmakers, this uses a vague suspense theme and budding love story around a tale of a…
Transposing Leon Uris' hefty novel to the screen was not an easy task. It is to the credit of director Otto Preminger and scenarist Dalton Trumbo that they have done as well as they have. One can…
The Boys of today, according to the screenplay out of Glendon Swarthout's novel, are generally in irresponsible sexual orbit and it is up to the girls of today to bring them down to earth.