Paramount trains its cameras on a fictional crime syndicate in The Turning Point. Armed with a college education and a law degree, Edmond O'Brien tackles his new job of a crime committee chairman…
A free-wheeling, often hilarious, rambunctious followup to The Paleface. It is the broadest kind of slapstick, drawing advantageously on the silent-day masters of the pratfalls.
A fast-moving, suspenseful entry for the action market [from a story by Harold R. Greene and Rowland Brown].
Action of Angels One Five takes place during the period described by Winston Churchill as 'Britain's finest hour', when a handful of fighter pilots (the few against the many) stemmed the air invasion…
The adventures of Mr Pickwick (James Hayter) and his henchmen have been deftly adapted for the screen by Noel Langley. By its adherence to the original, the film is naturally episodic in character.
Metro has made Plymouth Adventure, the story of the Mayflower's perilous voyage to America [from a novel by Ernest Gebler], a large-scale sea spectacle.
A rather solid piece of nostalgic entertainment is offered in this comedy-drama of the 1920s 'flapper' era [based on a story by Eleanor H. Porter]. While the younger Piper Laurie and Rock Hudson are…
The principal character in Arnold Bennett's novel The Card, depicting the progression of a washer-woman's son from poverty to wealth, from humble beginnings to the top of the civic tree, provides a…
Attempt to draw out a thin, familiar slapstick idea isn't carried off.
Film is an excellent recreation of a colorful French period. Brisk in style and full of pictorial interest, it soberly recounts a famous turn-of-the-century love affair. This love, which ends in…