The Beast with Five Fingers is a weird, Grand Guignol-ish conconction that puts the customers strictly on their own. Till the last gasp, when J. Carrol Naish winks into the lens and gives out with a…
Charles Brackett, who wrote and produced, injected a human quality in the script, and Mitchell Leisen makes full use of it in his direction. Start and finish of story are laid against a wartime…
Technicolor spectacle of high adventure in Sherwood Forest. It's a costume western, in effect, offering the fictional escapades of the son of Robin Hood, a hard-riding, hard-loving hombre who uses…
Hot action celluloid that's bang-up and bang-bang from start to finish. RKO, which assumed screen rights to Chester Gould's cartoon after Republic finished using it as basis for a serial, turns out…
This is a smooth production of an obvious, though suspenseful murder thriller, ably acted and directed. Mood and pace are well set, and story grips throughout.
Somerset Maugham story has been given excellent period mounting to fit early London background, is well-played and directed in individual sequences, but lacks overall smoothness.
Black Beauty, another of the Hollywood equine species, is none too promising. It lacks marquee names and adult entertainment values, though it's the sort of item that the youngsters would relish.
The Harvey Girls [based on the novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams and the original story by Eleanore Griffin and William Rankin] is a curious blend of Technicolor wild-westernism, frontier town…
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…
Film is a merry melange of music, comedy and drama with a good story and a top cast. Durbin, despite the fact that she portrays a stage-struck waitress through most of the plot, is gowned to…