Basically, the plot concerns the search by James Stewart, army captain on home from leave, for the man guilty of selling repeating rifles to an Apache tribe. The rifles had been used to wipe out a…
Jazz addicts (usually highly opinionated) may have a special interest in the musical frame. Beyond this special-interest factor is a melodramatic story that catches the mood of the Prohibition era…
Powerfully somber dramatics have been captured from the pages of John Steinbeck's East of ed en and put on film by Elia Kazan. It is a tour de force for the director's penchant for hard-hitting…
Paramount has fashioned a breezy 105-minute VistaVision feature. Light antics swing around three convicts of Devil's Island who find themselves playing Santa Claus to a family they came to rob.
A frothy comedy, The Constant Husband is one of the brightest efforts from the Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat partnership. The screenplay is light and amusing, and none of the sparkle has been lost…
Metro's concept of the Ruth Etting story [from a screen story by Daniel Fuchs] embodies one of the two basic Hollywood filmusical formulae: and-then-I-wrote or and-then-I-sang. While it's not the…
Comedic diversion in the Martin and Lewis manner has been put together in this overdone, slaphappy melange of gags and gals. Six writers [three scripters, plus adaptation by Don McGuire from a play…
Bob Hope abandons the buffoon to go straight actor in biopicturing Eddie Foy, song-and-dance man of the vaudeville age.
The Four Feathers ranked high among Alexander Korda's prewar successes and, in this remake of the A.E.W. Mason story, his brother Zoltan assumes some producer credit as well as sharing the…
As well as spoofing television, It's Always Fair Weather also takes on advertising agencies and TV commercials, and what emerges is a delightful musical satire.
The Long Gray Line is a standout drama on West Point.