Story pits brother against brother to bring to a conclusion its account of a feud between rival cattlemen. Before that finale, tension is kept alive by cattle raids, gun battles and the constant…
Joan Fontaine, pianist, and Joseph Cotten, an engineer, are on the same plane bound for New York from Rome. Engine trouble forces the plane down in Naples. Both go sightseeing for a couple of hours.
Powell and Pressburger freely adapted the novel by Mary Webb which has English fox-hunting as its background.
Fancy Pants is a bright, bouncy farce with never a serious moment, played in broadest slapstick by Bob Hope, Lucille Ball and a fine cast of comedy characters.
Bright script and brisk direction conceal the stage origin [from the play by John Dighton]. The story is given a wider canvas and isn't wanting in action. In fact, the pace never lets up and one…
No Man of Her Own combines an adult love story with melodrama, runs off with the intensity of a full-bloom soap opera, and is altogether satisfying screen dramatics [from the novel I Married a Dead…
Disney outfit makes entertainment capital out of the animal world with clever drawing-board personifications of a quartet of mice doing battle with an ornery cat. The cartoon, in fact, has far more…
Union Station [from a story by Thomas Walsh] is a melodrama that locales its thrills in a big city railway terminal and spins off a tale of kidnapping.
The Asphalt Jungle is a study in crime, hard-hitting in its expose of the underworld. Ironic realism is striven for and achieved in the writing, production and direction. An audience will quite…
Max Ophuls' first European chore in 15 years, La Ronde is a fantasy on various varieties of love affairs [from the play Reigen by Arthur Schnitzler]. A raconteur leads the audience through a series…
A Woman of Distinction is a loosely-tied grabbag of screwball and nonsensical doings about two warring-but-loving pedagogues. Sans much logic, the Rosalind Russell-Ray Milland teamwork is good for…