Accent in this film [based on the novel by F.L. Green] is on art with a capital A. Carol Reed has made his film with deliberation and care, and has achieved splendid teamwork from every member of the…
This entry in RKO's 'Dick Tracy' series draws on gruesome character of The Claw as menacing opponent of the pen-and-ink detective. Thrills are backed up with good budget production values.
The Foxes of Harrow is an elaborate filmization of Frank Yerby's novel. Invested with the polished direction of John M. Stahl, it builds into a powerful drama of an adventurer's rise to fame and…
The story [by Robert Riskin and Joseph Krumgold] is a little complicated in starting out to be a yarn about an opinion-polling outfit and winding up as the life, death and rebirth of an average…
Fat and thin comics romp through familiar routines with few variations, but it's still strong laugh material with capacity to satisfy fans of rowdy slapstick. Picture opens with scene from the…
There are no Freudian angles cluttering up The Web's melodrama. Picture presents a crook who kills because he wants money and power and not because of some psycho-quirk springing from a past incident.
The music of Rimsky-Korsakov and eye value of brilliant color give Song of Scheherazade entertainment elements not otherwise found in the fluffy, ineptly directed and played story. Score contains 10…
Metro throws the full weight of its moneybags into Green Dolphin Street. To salvage the $4 million or so that went into this epic [based on the novel by Elizabeth Goudge], it must primarily count on…
The Paradine Case offers two hours and 11 minutes of high dramatics.
Kiss of Death [based on a story by Eleazar Lipsky] is given the same semi-documentary treatment that 20th-Fox used in its three fact dramas, The House on 92nd Street, 13 Rue Madeleine and Boomerang!.