Portrait of Jennie is an unusual screen romance. The story of an ethereal romance between two generations is told with style, taste and dignity.
This film version of Elmer Rice's smash play has strong comedy, with a few moving scenes. It has romantic appeal, lots of color and action, and a satisfying ending.
A crisp melodrama is The Dark Past which Columbia remade from its 1939 release, Blind Alley [and the play of that title by James Warwick].
Adapted from a bestseller by Norman Collins and set in a typical house in a typical street, the plot depicts the struggles and hopes of a group of ordinary people.
The producer and director-scripter combination that made Miracle on 34th Street an entertaining study of human behavior, has repeated with Peggy. As a team, William Perlberg and George Seaton sell…
Sleep, My Love manages a fair share of suspense and adds up to okay melodrama. Plot gets off to a strong start and windup is high melodrama that brings off the finale on a fast note.
With "I Remember Mama," RKO is spreading a layer of warm and deeply moving nostalgia. Based on the John van Druten legiter, [and the novel, Mama's Bank Account, by Kathryn Forbes] the film…
A double-barreled gangster film, The Street with No Name ranks at the top of the list of documentary-type productions which have been rolling out of the 20th-Fox lot. This pic has a lean, tough…
One Touch of Venus comes to the screen as a pleasant comedy fantasy. Ava Gardner steps into the top ranks as the goddess, Venus. Hers is a sock impression, bountifully physical and alluring…
The hard-hitting suspense of the chase formula is given topnotch presentation in Cry of the City. It's an exciting motion picture, credibly put together to wring out every bit of strong action and…
RKO has turned out an absorbing, sensitive story of tolerance and child understanding in The Boy with Green Hair.