With Joan Blondell and James Cagney lending apt cast personalities, director Lloyd Bacon has woven from an original story by Robert Lord a forthright narrative about two pieces of human flotsam.
In Tarzan and His Mate, second of the Metro series with Johnny Weissmuller, the monkeys do everything but bake cakes and the very human elephants always seem on the verge of sitting down for a nice…
Heavier on the comedy but lighter on the story than WB's predecessors. There are five song numbers and all amazingly well done. Busby Berkeley pyramids attention in spectacular manner, at times…
It's pretty dangerous to put an old classic as popular as this Robert Louis Stevenson yarn on the screen. It is hard to imagine anyone else in the Long John Silver role than Wallace Beery. It is hard…
Kay Francis is a girl of doubtful past, present and future who eventually casts her lot with an outcast doctor in what an extra reel may have developed as possible reformation for both.
P.T. Barnum's life, the things he did and the things that were done to him up to the time of the inspiration for the circus that was to become Barnum & Bailey, proves engrossing if not sensational…
Stanley Lupino, Laddie Cliff and Will Fyffe are a splendid trio of comedians. They provide the comedy for this musical melange, which has neither measuremental length nor breadth. It is formless, but…
Rather than a picture with Katharine Hepburn, this is Hepburn with a picture built around her and the part she plays, that of a backwoods mountain girl of the south.
This is about a great criminal lawyer. Always, up to now, it has been customary to get the mouthpiece into a jam of his own early and then let him wiggle out of it.
Jimmy the Gent is good fun. James Cagney pops Allen Jenkins, his dumb cluck stooge, every time he gets sore. It's expert, thorough-going, typically Cagney manhandling. And good for plenty of laughs.
A pacifist tale concluding with a religious aspect. More frail as to story than the message which it carries, The World Moves On is a big production with an imposing cast, some of whom do little more…