Powerful suspense is the keynote of Edward Dymtryk's first British directional effort and a strong dramatic situation has been developed from Alec Coppel's ill-fated stage play A Man about a Dog…
Caught is an out-and-out soap opera on film. The performances are topnotch and consistent. So is the direction and physical production dressing. Where film falls down is in the rather ordinary story…
Because the plot is completely devoted to hammering home the theme that man's personal integrity stands above all law, the picture develops a controversial element.
An eloquent document on juvenile delinquency, its cause and effect, has been fashioned from Knock on Any Door. John Derek is the bad boy of the picture. Story opens when the youth, arrested for the…
The loves and escapades of the fabulous Don Juan are particularly adapted to the screen abilities of Errol Flynn and he gives them a flair that pays off strongly.
Under Capricorn is overlong and talky, with scant measure of the Alfred Hitchcock thriller tricks.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game, backgrounded by an early-day baseball yarn, is short on story, but has some amusing moments - and Gene Kelly.
Flamingo Road is a class vehicle for Joan Crawford, loaded with heartbreak, romance and stinging violence. Film is hooped together by a smart, well-meshed screenplay and reinforced by a strong cast…
This is picture-making at its best, and its showing must be done with the dignity it deserves. Exhibs should be warned that Hamlet is rich in qualities that don't readily blend with the usual…
"The Lady from Shanghai" is okay boxoffice. It's exploitable and has Rita Hayworth's name for the marquees. Entertainment value suffered from the striving for effect that features Orson Welles'…