Against the technical excellence of mounting, a confused flashback plot [based on the novel, 'Karl und Anna', by Leonhard Frank] is unfolded. Offered is a story of a wife who, after long years of…
The Farmer's Daughter [suggested by a Finnish play by Juhni Tervataa] rolls irresistibly along in a light romantic comedy groove. One of the pic's chief assets is the political tilt given to the…
Kiss of Death [based on a story by Eleazar Lipsky] is given the same semi-documentary treatment that 20th-Fox used in its three fact dramas, The House on 92nd Street, 13 Rue Madeleine and Boomerang!.
Boomerang! is gripping, real-life melodrama, told in semi-documentary style. Lensing was done on location at Stamford, Conn, the locale adding to realism. Based on a still unsolved murder case in…
There are no Freudian angles cluttering up The Web's melodrama. Picture presents a crook who kills because he wants money and power and not because of some psycho-quirk springing from a past incident.
The sterling adventures of Sinbad as a sailing man and as a romancer are garbed in brilliant color in this RKO production.
Glenn Ford's name heads cast as out-of-work mining engineer who gets involved with beautiful blonde who's trying to steal $250,000. Script doesn't have too much finesse as written by Ben Maddow from…
The Paradine Case offers two hours and 11 minutes of high dramatics.
To make an entertaining film of this Dickens classic needed more courage than producer Michael Balcon shows. He should have thought first of the millions who care little or nothing whether any…
Humphrey Bogart's typically tense performance raises this average whodunit quite a few notches. Film has good suspense and action, and some smart direction and photography.
In this picturization of Betty MacDonald's best-selling book Chester Erskine and Fred Finklehoffe tamper very little with the load of amusing situations MacDonald gets herself into when her husband…