The Moss Hart-George S. Kaufman play, a moderate legit hit, becomes a sock comedy on the screen under astute handling and with Jack Benny in the principal laugh role.
Thirty-one film treatments on [John Colton's play] Shanghai Gesture were submitted without success to the Hays Office. Producer Arnold Pressburger finally slipped through a treatment for a go-ahead…
The film transcription of James Hilton's novel Random Harvest, under Sidney Franklin's production and Mervyn LeRoy's direction, achieves much more than average importance.
Universal's modernized presentation of Broadway retains the thrilling tenseness and dramatic suspense of both the original Philip Dunning-George Abbott play and the first film version turned out by…
In interpreting the life of R.J. Mitchell, who designed the Spitfire plane, Leslie Howard's work ranks among his finest performances. And it is an epic picture.
Kings Row, Henry Bellamann's widely-read novel of small-town life at the turn of the century, becomes an impressive and occasionally inspiring, though overlong picture under Sam Wood's eloquent…
Anglo-American Film Corp 'announces proudly that no expense has been spared to save money on this production'. With that nifty this Flanagan and Allen starring vehicle opens with a bellylaugh…
Laid in England during the reign of King George III, the story [from the novel Benjamin Blake by Edison Marshall] is that of Benjamin Blake (Tyrone Power) who undergoes great hardships and reverses…
Warner Bros has managed to turn out a good film based on the life of James J. Corbett. In doing so, however, the scenarists have sacrificed a good deal of one of the best reputations the boxing game…
The story is romantic legend and the theme is classic morality, about two damned souls who return to earth to corrupt the human race, but remain long enough for one to be saved by a girl's love.
Sam Goldwyn has produced a stirring epitaph on Lou Gehrig. For baseball and non-baseball fan alike, this sentimental, romantic saga of the NY kid who rose to the baseball heights and later met such a…