This freely adapted [by George Bruce] film version of Richard D. Blackmore's classic is acceptable entertainment for the general market.
Richard Walton Tully's old legit piece, Bird of Paradise, makes another trip to the screen in a refurbished version. Previous filming of the play was in 1932 and, while Delmer Daves' version deviates…
Jean Renoir's The River is a sort of animated geographic, in color, of life on the Ganges River in West Bengal. It is a distinctive story of adolescent love, with a philosophy that life flows on just…
This melodrama goes back to 1925 and the war between French occupation troops and the Syrians in Damascus. Visual presentation interestingly depicts the locale, and it is given excellent low-key…
This is a somber study of heavy passion and conflicting social mores on an estate. Brilliant technical assets and fine stylized megging by Alf Sjoberg, who did Torment, make this a good entry.
The Lemon Drop Kid is neither true Damon Runyon, from whose short story of the same title it was adapted [story by Edmund Beloin], nor is it very funny Bob Hope.
In this cavalry yarn unfolding in the wild Apache country of the old west, great pains have been exerted to provide interesting characters.
Anatole Litvak gives this Second World War spy thriller a strong feeling of reality through a semi-documentary treatment, the use of mostly unknown faces, and by location lensing entirely in Germany…
Excellent Technicolor photography and a few thrilling wild animal sequences are the highlights of Where No Vultures Fly. On the whole, it's a soundly made film, lensed in the attractive East African…
Story [by Francois Campaux] is nothing more than a series of episodes strung together by the central character of a First World War war-widow who devotes her life to children after losing her only…
Let's Make It Legal is a frothy comedy package about a middle-aged couple's divorce and their eventual reconciliation. Gags and mildly amusing situations abound in the script [from a story by…