A pseudo-biopic around the life and songs of Stephen Foster gets a pretentious treatment.
While it varies from the original Georges Simenon novel, this keeps to essentially the same main character about whom the entire plot revolves.
Picture is based on the Joseph Conrad story, but the screenplay fails to capture the authentic atmosphere of the Far East in which the story is set. The backgrounds are genuine enough, but the plot…
Alan Paton's best-selling novel which was made into a Broadway musical Lost in the Stars , has been turned into an absorbing pic. Filmed in its native South African locale, and in London, the…
A film musical usually can get by with the lightest plot if the dance numbers and tunes are sock, but Belle has an even lighter plot than usual, and the numbers are just ordinary. It's all done…
A pleasant round of light musical comedy entertainment is contained in this remake of Roberta [originally produced on Broadway in 1933].
A topical thriller of newspaper work under the handicaps of the Iron Curtain. Dana Andrews, Marta Toren, George Sanders and Audrey Totter are newspaper people attached to the Paris office of a…
Andrew Stone's direction of his own story emphasizes suspense that is leavened with welcome chuckles of relief in telling the improbable but entertaining events.
Metro's up-to-date version of Scaramouche bears only the most rudimentary resemblance to its 1923 hit or to the Rafael Sabatini novel on which they both were based. Pic never seems to be quite…
Plot is laid in the post-War Between States period, opening with three Texans returning to their home state. Rock Hudson and James Arness welcome a resumption of ranching, but Robert Ryan's ambition…
Robert Mitchum is a faded rodeo champion who has fallen on bad days after an accident. Returning broke to the tumbledown ranch where he spent his boyhood, he finds the property desired by Arthur…