Warners' remake of Al Jolson's 1927 Vitaphone film hit is still sentimental, sometimes overly so. A drama with songs importantly spotted with beautiful Technicolor cloaking.
My Six Convicts, the best-seller about the experiences of a prison psychologist, comes to the screen as mighty satisfying entertainment. As did the tome by Donald Powell Wilson, the film makes humans…
A topnotch espionage yarn based on Peter Cheyney's novel, Sinister Errand, the script has Tyrone Power playing a diplomatic courier who is used by the Counter Intelligence Division to uncover the…
The story of Emiliano Zapata, a lesser-known Mexican revolutionary, is a picture that records a hard, cruel, curiously unemotional account of Mexican banditry and revolt against oppressive…
A series of unexciting jungle heroics are offered in Tarzan's Savage Fury. The long-lived film series introduces a sort of Tarzan Jr, in the person of young Joey (Tommy Carlton), a jungle boy taken…
A pleasant round of light musical comedy entertainment is contained in this remake of Roberta [originally produced on Broadway in 1933].
Basic plot line is a simple affair, as lifted from Bill Gulick's novel, Bend of the Snake. It deals with a band of settlers who make a long, wagon train trek into Oregon to claim the country from the…
A big, broad screen treatment has been given to Ernest Hemingway's The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The script broadens the 1927 short story considerably without losing the Hemingway penchant for the…
Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour are back again in another of Paramount's highway sagas, with nonsensical amusement its only destination. Five songs are wrapped up in the production.
A pseudo-biopic around the life and songs of Stephen Foster gets a pretentious treatment.