W.C. Fields parades his droll satire and broad comedy in this takeoff on eccentricities of film making - from personal writings of the original story by Fields under nom de plume of Otis…
Like Niagara Falls, Charley's Aunt stands the test of time. Jack Benny playing with enthusiasm and romping merrily and crazily along the route, takes fullest Advantage of laugh opportunities.
A large department store serves as background for this display of familiar Marxian comedy, the final film appearance of Groucho, Chico and Harpo as a combo [from a screen story by Nat Perrin].
The plot bears no resemblance to the Guy Bolton book of the original 1924 stage musical, which was one of the major springboards for Fred and Adele Astaire. The songs in this picture are likewise no…
There's a rather intriguing dramatic quality to this American version of an original Swedish production (from a French play, Francis de Croisset's Il etait une fois) which had Ingrid Bergman as star…
In a daring piece of showmanship, Metro presents the one-time queen of mystery in a wild, and occasionally very risque, slap farce entitled Two-Faced Woman. That the experiment of converting Greta…
This rates high among the average run of B mellers. It's an evidence of Warners' crime-and-punishment actioners working at an all-out peak. Everything in it has been seen before - particularly the…
What will please the book-readers - and probably the non-readers as well - is the faithfulness with which King Vidor and Elizabeth Hill have transferred the John P. Marquand novel to the screen.
From starring Bette Davis down the line to the bit roles portrayed by minor Negroes the acting is well nigh flawless. And standing out sharply in Lillian Hellman's searing play about rapacious people…
Carole Lombard and Robert Montgomery are teamed successfully here in a light and gay marital farce, with accent on the laugh side through generation of continual bickering of the pair.
Geared at a zippy pace, and providing lusty and enthusiastic comedy of the broadest slapstick, Buck Privates is a hilarious laugh concoction.