Pretty fair entertainment. Fortunately, it's been steered clear of over sombreness or becoming too morbid; also hyper-dramatic or bordering on the gangster cycle.
Most successful musical comedy in this season and by far the best. Real fast comedy put over with pace and pleasant lightness.
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…
Little from Metro's costly March of Time Technicolor musical has actually been resuscitated, although Metro's now historic and costly floppo venture inspired this combined effort by Harry Rapf…
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…
There's a good idea here and the execution is far from bad. It's a combination Grand Hotel and bus idea [story by C. H. Moresby-White and Sidney Gilliat] that's pretty well thought out.
Entertaining film and first of the gangster pictures to deal with the snatch racket, kidnapping.