F. Scott Fitzgerald's story of the roaring '20s is peopled with shallow characters and the script [also from the play by Owen Davis] stresses the love story rather than the hi-jacking, bootlegging…
Because the plot is completely devoted to hammering home the theme that man's personal integrity stands above all law, the picture develops a controversial element.
Story of the far-removed heir to the Dukedom of Chalfont who disposes of all the obstacles to his accession to the title and subsequently finds himself tried for a murder of which he is innocent may…
The grim melodrama implied by its title is fully displayed in Actors of Violence. It is strong meat for the heavy drama addicts, tellingly produced and played to develop tight excitement.
Wake of the Red Witch, with its Polynesian locale, is replete with action, drama and adventure. Story is a gripping account of deadly rivalry between two men. Struggle between John Wayne, an…
Shockproof is a patly told tale of the parole system with a strong romantic thread.
Eureka Stockade is staged in the middle of the 19th century when the first gold strike in Australia leads to economic chaos in the colony. There are no men to till the land or sail the ships as they…
Lewis Milestone's filmization of a novelette by John Steinbeck has been pieced together with taste and fidelity. It has, however, stumbled over one obstacle. The secondary theme, an attempt to etch…
Night unto Night ventures into a dramatic theme rarely more than hinted at on the screen - epilepsy.
The poisonous Borgias, who introduced the lethal mickey finn to early-day Italy, provide the highly romantic adventure basis for Bride of Vengeance.
Whether the story of two Kentucky riflemen coming to the aid of French refugees starts a bit incongruous, it all pans out as swift-moving melodrama. Pic also introduces Oliver Hardy, better known as…