Yarn [from Horace McCoy's story of the same name] opens with the trial of an assorted bunch of heavies and then quickly segues into a flashback to tell how circumstances put them in the courtroom…
A Woman of Distinction is a loosely-tied grabbag of screwball and nonsensical doings about two warring-but-loving pedagogues. Sans much logic, the Rosalind Russell-Ray Milland teamwork is good for…
The Outriders is sturdy meat for the action fan. Principal motivation of script is a $1 million gold robbery.
Cecil B. DeMille has again dipped into the Bible for his material, made appropriately dramatic revisions in the original, and turned up with a DeMille-size smash.
Fancy Pants is a bright, bouncy farce with never a serious moment, played in broadest slapstick by Bob Hope, Lucille Ball and a fine cast of comedy characters.
The Furies is a big-scale western drama, expertly put together by Hal Wallis. Story is the familiar one about cattle barons and sprawling western empires.
Night and the City is an exciting, suspenseful melodrama, produced in London [from a novel by Gerald Kersh], which is the story of a double-crossing heel who finally gets his just desserts. In this…
Plot of the Martha Albrand novel gets its title from Alan Ladd's OSS work in Italy during the war. Action opens during that period to establish principal characters and then deals with Ladd's return…
The success of Quartet, in which four unrelated Somerset Maugham short stories were strung together in a single picture, encouraged the producers to repeat the formula.
Tension lives up to its title. It's a tight, tersely stated melodrama that holds the attention.