Sunny, the third successive picturization of a musical comedy by the English team of producer-director Herbert Wilcox and star Anna Neagle, is a typical operetta Cinderella tale.
The major power in Honky Tonk is in the love scenes between Clark Gable and Lana Turner. Gable, 'Candy' Johnson, is a western grifter, working the three-card monte game. He and his sidekick (Chill…
Before the studio settled on this title, the film bore the far more descriptive, if not as romantic, caption, The Doctor's Husband. As a spinner of comic notions the theme suggested by the latter tag…
The Wagons Roll At Night is a fast-moving meller. Background is supplied by a traveling carnival operated by the tough and calloused Humphrey Bogart who succeeds in evading successive sheriffs to…
Smash, spy melodrama, with the background of France just after the Germans crashed Paris and immediately thereafter, Paris Calling offers Elisabeth Bergner in perhaps her top screen characterization…
Design for Scandal is a lightly-concocted romantic farce, with familiar story undercurrent refreshed by expert deliveries in the acting, direction and dialog departments.
Material for the screenplay is taken from Stephen Vincent Benet's short story, an O. Henry prize-winner, and the author had a hand in the film version with Dan Totheroh.
The camera's facility in pin-pointing the tenets of tragedy has been harnessed in Love on the Dole. The Walter Greenwood novel screens as powerful dramatics.
Appointment for Love is a neatly constructed piece of bright entertainment. Producer Bruce Manning, who also collaborated on the script with Felix Jackson [from an original by Ladislas Bus-Fekete]…
An adventurous melodrama, unfolded in a colonial outpost of British East Africa, Sundown is an interesting tale of its type. Locale is cinematically fresh, the Kenya country near the Abyssinian…
While Hold Back the Dawn is basically another European refugee yarn, scenarists Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder exercised some ingenuity and imagination and Ketty Frings' original emerges as fine…