John Barrymore Jr is the star of this story, ineptly scripted by Stanley Ellin and Joseph Losey from Ellin's novel, Dreadful Summit. Losey's direction pars the writing and the playing is in keeping.
One of the great stories in American sports history - the real-life yarn of Jim Thorpe, the Indian athlete - is compellingly told in Jim Thorpe - All-American. Only a few fictional liberties have…
In his first western, Kirk Douglas is a US marshall, interested only in enforcing the letter of the law. Plot [from a story by Walter Doniger] is concerned with Douglas bringing in a prisoner charged…
This remake of Bartlett Cormack's old play has been handled to emphasize clearcut action and suspense and the casting is just right to stress the rough and ready toughness in the script.
While this film version of the 1933 legit piece [by Kenyon Nicholson and Charles Robinson, adapted by Elwood Ullman] has been padded to an unnecessary 104 minutes, it has enough of the comics in…
Marquee pull of John Wayne and Robert Ryan in the action market has been teamed with a story of Marine fighter pilots.
In the Lady with the Lamp, Anna Neagle adds another portrait to her screen gallery of famous women. Her characterization of Florence Nightingale is a sincerely moving study.
Lack of definition in characters is chief flaw in writing, with Nicholas Ray, who also directed, and A.I. Bezzerides sharing the blame for their adaptation of the Gerald Butler novel, Mad with Much…
Warners has combined a grim study of alcoholism with a typical James Cagney drama.
The femmes who helped settle the west didn't chase the sun via cozy streamliners or luxury planes. Showing just what the hardships of such a crossing were and the valiant spirit of the women who…
Well-made and with an offbeat location site, film is an interesting account of the effects of poison pen letters on a small Quebec village [from a story and screenplay Le corbeau by Louis Chavance…