Theodore Dreiser's biography of his songwriting brother, Paul Dresser, parades a number of popular tunes of the 1890s #- several with specially-staged production numbers - to round out a fairly…
Like others of its series, this is in the groove for the juves and holds little for adults. Maybe even less this time, considering the extraordinary amount of footage the director gave - and the…
Most murder mysteries are B's regardless of budget, but this one is an exception to the rule. The director, H. Bruce Humberstone, has been equipped with a good script [from Steve Fisher's novel] and…
This Above All is a tale of England in that tense interval between Dunkirk and the London blitz of September 1940. It tells of the romance between a beauteous daughter of the aristocracy and a…
Parading a vacuous story that gets no assistance on the directing end, Rings on Her Fingers is a lightweight film that tumbles and stumbles along in boresome fashion to emerge as misfit entertainment.
This is a Grade A whodunit, with a superlative cast. The novel story line, which would do credit to an Alfred Hitchcock thriller, has the added potency of Hedy Lamarr and William Powell.
Paramount has given this drama the usual production accoutrements that go with 'A' pictures, but the disturbance to the film's continuity through the use of the trite flashback technique, plus a…
Madeleine Carroll is ideally cast as a British agent who involves vaudevillian Bob Hope into a helter-skelter coast-to-coast hop from Broadway to Hollywood.
A Jerome Kern-Johnny Mercer score, Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth on the dancing and singing end, and Xavier Cugat's crack rhumba band for the musical didoes are certainly an excellent combination of…
Case of Cary Grant, the outspoken factory town, soapbox 'anti' worker, being tried for arson and the death of factory foreman in the blaze, serves as a vehicle to introduce a pert schoolteacher (Jean…
I Married a Witch, which deals with spirits, is a fantastic type of story that carries some interest on the novelty angles, if nothing else, but on the whole is generally tepid.