Gary Cooper's return to saddle and six-shooter is to the good, and he makes quite a bit of the heroic and rugged opportunities in the John Twist story. His two co-stars, Ruth Roman and Steve Cochran…
Story [by Stuart N. Lake] is centered on a manhunt, the search of Lin McAdam (James Stewart) for the cowardly murderer of his father. Film opens with Lin and his friend, High Spade (Millard…
Although the plot breaks little new ground, the film grips consistently. Jean Simmons and Trevor Howard make a strong team.
A commendable degree of documentary fidelity is established in this picturization of the escape of three prisoners-of-war from a German camp. The long and torturous period of preparation is…
Director Roberto Rossellini purportedly denied responsibility for the film, claiming the American version was cut by RKO beyond recognition. Cut or not cut, the film reflects no credit on him. Given…
House by the River is a fair mystery which lacks sufficient plot twists and suspense.
Magnificent Yankee is a fine translation to the screen of Emmet Lavery's Broadway play based on the life of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
This is an above-average chase meller. Tightly scripted and directed, it concerns the successful attempts to capture a couple of criminals, who are germ carriers, in order to prevent a plague and…