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Review: 'Nocturne'

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Nocturne is a detective thriller with action and suspense plentiful and hard-bitten mood of story sustained by Edwin L. Marin's direction. There's some confusion towards windup in pulling all threads…

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Review: 'The Chase'

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The Chase is a meller that's taut as sprung steel for 75 minutes of its running time then slackens limply into the commonplace. Yarn [from the novel The Black Path of Fear by Cornell Woolrich]…

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Review: 'Humoresque'

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Humoresque combines classical music and drama into a top quality motion picture. A score of unusual excellence gives freshness to standard classics and plays as important a part as Fannie Hurst's…

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Review: 'The Virginian'

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The Virginian stands up pretty well over the years. First filmed in 1914 for the silents, then in 1929 (by Par), the present version of the Owen Wister novel is still a pleasant, flavorsome western…

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Review: 'Swell Guy'

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Swell Guy is an ironical handle for drama content of this Mark Hellinger production. Based on the old play, The Hero by Gilbert Emery, but with a modern background, picture deals with a heel hero who…

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