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!.
Desperate is a ripsnorting gangster meller. Yarn [by Dorothy Atlas and Anthony Mann] is strictly one of those things, and not unfamiliar.
The Farmer's Daughter [suggested by a Finnish play by Juhni Tervataa] rolls irresistibly along in a light romantic comedy groove. One of the pic's chief assets is the political tilt given to the…
Irene Dunne and William Powell have captured to a considerable extent the charm of the play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse [based on the book by Clarence Day Jr]. The major humor of the story…
A closeup on prison life and prison methods, Brute Force is a showmanly mixture of gangster melodramatics, sociological exposition, and sex [from a story by Robert Patterson]. The s.a. elements are…
Some will condemn the interminable narrative - even though it's admirably spoken through clenched teeth by James Mason.
Story of the lives, loves and music of Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms, Song of Love has a good cast, entertaining tale and the usual top Metro production mountings.
The thoughtful play [by Ronald Millar] that scored a fair success on the London stage has been turned into a thoughtful picture.
Author of many thrillers, Eric Ambler makes his debut as producer of his own script, and a fine beginning it is, with John Mills in top form and a grand all-round cast. Unlike the usual Ambler story…
Nora Prentiss is an overlong melodrama, a story of romance between a married man and a girl. But it's never quite believable. Ann Sheridan makes much of her role but the production has unsympathetic…