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Review: 'My Pal Gus'

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Richard Widmark is a bon-bon manufacturer too busy to devote much time to his small son. As a result, the kid is a problem child who eventually lands in the progressive school operated by Joanne Dru…

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Review: 'Umberto D.'

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In telling a simple tale of a poor pensioner's search for friendship and a means of sustenance, both director Vittorio De Sica and writer Cesare Zavattini have ample opportunity to embroider with…

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Review: 'Sudden Fear'

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Sudden Fear is a suspense drama tailored for Joan Crawford. It allows the actress to experience a familiar gamut of emotions, encompassing ecstatic love, fear, hate and revenge. It is essentially a…

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Review: 'Limelight'

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Charlie Chaplin's production is probably derivative of his personal career over the years. Its backdrop is the British Stage. Departing from most forms of Hollywood stereotype, the film has a flavor…

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Review: 'The Ring'

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Efforts of a young boxer to fight his way up from preliminaries to main bout stature provides a sock setting for a well-spun yarn [from a novel by Irving Shulman] of discrimination on the Coast…

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Review: 'Retreat, Hell!'

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The fighting Marines get a film salute in Retreat, Hell!, a topnotch war drama blending some celluloid rah-rah with tense action, and generally enacted with effectiveness. Title is lifted from the…

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Review: 'Horizons West'

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Plot is laid in the post-War Between States period, opening with three Texans returning to their home state. Rock Hudson and James Arness welcome a resumption of ranching, but Robert Ryan's ambition…

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