In converting Clare Boothe's satirical comedy to films, Paramount made some major revisions of the original, substituting a group of tuneful songs for the playwright's satirical barbs, and coming up…
This is an important and effective propaganda film. Picture started in April 1940 and took 18 months to complete. The British Government invested over $100,000 in the venture.
This is the third feature film which Hal Roach has produced from the strikingly original ideas and characters conceived by Thorne Smith in his use of astral bodies to motivate the hilarious and…
Posing the problem of a wife who finds - on their fifth wedding anniversary - that her husband is absorbed in business and taking his marital relations for granted, Skylark proceeds to develop a…
With Horsemen Aussie production drops its diapers. The pic, made in cooperation with the Department of Defense, is a three years' dream of Charles Chauvel come true.
The Great Lie is a sophisticated drama providing Bette Davis with opportunity for continued display of her tragic emotionalisms.
Picture tells the story of the rehabilitation of a tramp ex-baseball player who assents to the role of a puppet social reformer in the hands of a young woman columnist on a metropolitan newspaper.
What Father Flanagan is to Boys Town in Nebraska, Edna Gladney was to an orphans' home in Texas operated entirely on a strong mother love instinct and the gracious donations of Texans. The home is…
This successor to Down Argentine Way is a close carbon copy of Folies Bergere which 20th turned out six years earlier, but with locale switch from Paris to Rio de Janeiro. Embellished with lavish…
Kipps has little of the accepted film style. Paucity of dramatics and action is obvious to point of occasional ennui; yet, withal, there's a certain piquant freshness in the plain tale of an…
Director Garson Kanin cleverly steers his tale through a series of spontaneous episodes - taking advantage of every laugh opportunity - to deliver a surprise finish. Original story and screenplay by…