This is a remake of a 1922 silent with Thomas Meighan doing the d.a. role which Fredric March now has. Leatrice Joy in the silent version of the Alice Duer Miller SatEvePost story gives way to…
In taking the old negative of phantom of the Opera, U has even reproduced off-screen the voice of Lon Chaney in a few spots, besides scenes with Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin and others.
Metro turned this one out on Realife - shooting with a 70mm camera [negative] after which the result is reduced to 35mm for the projectors on which a special lens supposedly brings out all the…
When Garbo gargles on the low ones it's hard to accept her as the operatic high soprano an off-screen singer presents her to be, but the picture [from the play Signora Cavallini by Edward Sheldon] is…
A lively picture [from the musical Mr Bones], with Al Jolson singing new and old songs, including among the Irving Berlin new numbers a couple of melodious hits.
The all-English dialog version of this UFA talker is a presentable piece of work, even allowing for blemishes. Film errs somewhat in starting off as snappy comedy and ending up as the usual…
The picture will appeal to some and probably not to others. Its story is an old one, basically the successful efforts of the bad, bad girl to become a good wife to a lawyer far above her station.
The old-fashioned artifices of the [original 1899 novel The Amateur Cracksman by E.W. Hornung and its subsequent dramatization] are incidental. The essence of its interest is a rascal so captivating…
Earth was the sixth of Aleksandr Dovzhenko's eleven productions, and it embodies the quintessence of his philosophy of life: that the tenets of the Marxist are related to the attachment of simple men…
Douglas Doty and Harry D'Arrast skeletonized a dandy scenario. Donald Ogden Stewart brightened it up with dialog. Fredric March makes it brilliant with playing. March steals the picture.
The King of Jazz as directed by J. Murray Anderson on his first talker attempt cost Universal $2 million in his inexperienced hands.