In its adaptation of Ex-Wife, the spicy 1929 novel by Ursula Parrott, Metro has taken liberties. Refinement has taken the upper hand here, with only the necessary touch of sauciness to satisfy…
First give Paramount extreme credit for reproducing Animal Crackers intact from the stage [musical written by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar], without too much of the…
Paramount on Parade links together with almost incredible smoothness achievements from the smallest technical detail to the greatest artistic endeavor. Interspersed throughout the 20 numbers are 11…
A comedy prison picture. The love portion of this Maurine Watkins story is played underneath the comedy. Spencer Tracy and Warren Hymer, as the laugh team, take the picture all of the time, along…
Cast consists almost entirely of Irish players. Kathleen O'Regan succeeds only in looking awkward. Edward Chapman is by no means the Paycock of Arthur Sinclair's stage interpretation. He loses a lot…
Dawn Patrol finds well-bred English gentlemen running up against the grim realities of war and always remaining true to the best Oxford traditions.
Abraham Lincoln is a startlingly superlative accomplishment. Next to the direction by D.W. Griffith, with only a tiny margin separating, is Walter Huston's Abraham Lincoln. Young, aging and aged…
If a half-real, half-allegorical idea with a psychology midriff can be put on the screen in as intelligent a manner as this, then films have a wide future in an educational direction. On that score…
The Mark Twain classic has been shrewdly molded to the screen. It somehow crystallizes the essence of a work that is timeless in its human appeal.
Smart showmanship. Combination of jaunty comedy of the spicy Avery Hopwood type, [based on his play, Little Miss Bluebeard] generous flavoring of spice in title and action, and a wealth of gay…
Splendid English version of a German original [released earlier the same year]. It's Emil Jannings' first talker with his name over the title and Marlene Dietrich's underneath.
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