Chester Gould's comic strip lends itself handily to screen melodrama.
This is probably one of the finest films to come out of a British studio. Superb as Rex Harrison and Lilli Palmer are, their individual performances are equalled by many others in the big cast. The…
At first reading James M. Cain's novel of the same title might not suggest screenable material, but the cleanup job has resulted in a class feature, showmanly produced by Jerry Wald and tellingly…
Based on his playlet, Still Life from Tonight at 8.30, Brief Encounter does more for Noel Coward's reputation as a skilled film producer than In Which We Serve. His use of express trains thundering…
The Bells of St. Mary's is warmly sentimental, has a simple story leavened with many laughs and bears comparison with Going My Way. Leo McCarey, who demonstrated his ability to combine wholesome…
I Know Where I'm Going! has all the values of a documentary as a foundation for the tale of a girl who is sure she knows where she is going until she gets sidetracked - and likes it.
An Abbott and Costello picture may not be an artistic triumph, but the duo certainly try hard enough to make audiences laugh. Abbott and Costello in Hollywood is no exception.
Nunnally Johnson whips up a strong and decidedly suspenseful murder melodrama in Woman in the Window. Producer, who also prepared the screenplay [from the novel Once off Guard by J.H. Wallis]…
Bringing the England of the Victorian period to life is the best thing Pink String and Sealing Wax accomplishes. The black, high-necked, rustling Sunday-best bombazines which the church-going women…
You could call the Diamond Horseshoe the Creep Club and Billy Rose might be Joe Blow for all that matters. True, it lends an authenticity and realism which are undeniable. But more potent are the…
The Picture of Dorian Gray, based upon the Oscar Wilde novel, represents an interesting experiment by Metro, reported to have cost over $2 million.