Introducing to the screen Margaret Sullavan, trained in legit, this picture is as auspicious a launching as could be asked by any performer. Universal says the picture was suggested by Frederick…
The Mummy [from a story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer] has some weird sequences and it is the first starring film for Boris Karloff.
Rather than an adaption of the Max Miller book, this is a homemade studio yarn carrying the original's title.
Based on Phil Stong's bestseller written around a country fair, Henry King has nicely caught the spirit of the simple story and has turned in a production that has the charm of naturalness and the…
Joan Crawford's Winter Garden chorine days stand her in good stead in Dancing Lady, to demonstrate her versatility as a song-and-dance artist. A formula backstage plot [from a novel by James Warner…
Tugboat Annie, while weak in many respects, is on the whole perfectly suited to the Dressler-Beery requirements. In the hands of the co-starring couple its deficiencies are barely noticeable.
It's a competently done saga [from the 1931 Prix Femina novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupery] of commercial flying which, while essentially a 'man's picture', will likewise hold the femmes. The woman's…
Entertaining film and first of the gangster pictures to deal with the snatch racket, kidnapping.
Tip-top rowdy comedy. Joan Blondell and Glenda Farrell are out on the loose as gold diggers again in the spicy surroundings of Havana, and Allen Jenkins is a low comedy character. Completing the…
What matter the beautiful panshots, idyllic scenes in the wildwood, the cinematic portrayal of the unsophisticated peasant girl's amorous outpourings if it doesn't entertain?
Elmer Rice's screen adaptation of his own legit play retains enough of its natural dramatic power to rate favourably with the original. Directed with complete understanding of the subject, expertly…