Dolly Madison has always been considered one of the most colorful figures in this country's early history and her true life story would probably have been a natural for films. It's difficult to…
Like other Powell-Pressburger pictures, the striving to appear intellectual is much too apparent. Less desire to exhibit alleged learning, and more humanity would have resulted in a more popular…
Two Sisters from Boston is both an operatic and a low comedy treat, Kathryn Grayson and Lauritz Melchior carry the straight chirping, Jimmy Durante is at his peak with an equally legit role in that…
This is the postwar saga [based on a screen treatment by MacKinley Kantor, later published as Glory for Me] of the soda jerk who became an army officer; the banker who was mustered out as the…
Anya Seton's Dragonwyck, the bestseller, has been given a lucid, often-compelling transition to the screen. It's a psychological yarn, its mid-19th century American-feudal background being always…
Based on the Ben Ames Willliam best-seller, story deals with strongwilled Jenny Hager who uses men for personal pleasure and as stepping stones to wealth. It's told against a background of Bangor…
Bob Benchley is cut into an upper corner of various shots making wisecracks, first being that 'this is how not to make a picture'. Others are in the same groove, while additional off-the-path gags…
Caesar and Cleopatra is a disappointment. In spite of its prodigal magnificence, indeed because of its production values, such vague story interest as it has is hopelessly swamped.
Jolson's singing proves the big excitement for this Technicolorful film biog of the great mammy-singer's career.
This pic doesn't vary much from the basic formula used in the numerous predecessors in the Hardy family saga, but why should it?