John Steinbeck's devastating indictment of the nature of Nazi bestiality, at times an almost clinical, dissecting room analysis, emerges as powerful adult motion picture fare.
Belle of the Yukon is a typical backstage filmusical, utilizing a Yukon dancehall for setting. Opening title tips off that it is not to be taken seriously, and then yarn spins with tongue-in-cheek…
Only thing wrong with this film is its misleading title. Tag, When Strangers Marry, suggests another of the problem plays of newlyweds when in reality pic is a taught psychological thriller about a…
The Canterville Ghost is entertaining comedy-drama, with the accent on comedy despite the mystery-chiller emphasis in the title. Tight scripting, nimble direction and excellent casting are about…
Frankenstein's Monster, Dracula, and the Wolf Man provide three-ply horror display in this chiller-diller meller.
Roy Rogers is a secret investigator for an insurance company trying to locate a payroll stolen five years ago. He obtains a job singing on the showboat Yellow Rose of Texas from Betty Weston (Dale…
Yarn [from a novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall], dedicated to the Fighting French, unwinds in a series of flashbacks, as related by a French liaison officer (Claude Rains) to an…
As Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston, Aline MacMahon, Akim Tamiroff, and all the rest of the very competent cast troupe it, they make Dragon Seed for all its two-and-a-half hours a compelling saga…
Morgan's Creek is the name of the town where the action takes place and the miracle, as director Preston Sturges terms it, is the birth to Eddie Bracken and Betty Hutton of a set of sextuplets.
The film's deceptively leisurely pace at the start, and its light, careless air, only heighten the suspense without the audience being conscious of the buildup. What they are aware of as they follow…