Polished acting, masterly direction and an excellent script put The Passionate Friends in the top rank of class British productions. Eric Ambler's screenplay takes many liberties with the original H…
Neptune's Daughter is a neat concoction of breezy, light entertainment. It combines comedy, songs and dances into an amusing froth.
Bride for Sale is a lot of escapist nonsense that manages to be generally amusing, and sometimes hilariously so. Screwball angles are played up for laughs, the pacing is good and the playing…
The tight-lipped scowl, the hunched shoulders that rear themselves for the kill, the gargoyle speech, the belching gunfire of a trigger-happy paranoiac - one with a mother complex, no less - these…
Technicolor photography of a glorious South Sea setting provides appropriate romantic background for this picturization of H. de Vere Stacpoole's novel.
It is only natural that the durability of Al Jolson, as the all-time No 1 performing personality in show business, would be matched by an equally rich real-life story. Jolson Sings Again proves that.
Bing Crosby, songs and color make pleasant entertainment out of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. It's not high comedy and there's little swashbuckling but it is pleasant.
Tokyo Joe has been given a documentary flavor by much process footage shot in Tokyo. This authetic touch serves as an excellent background for the unfolding of the plot's meller elements, and Stuart…
The Metro lot has etched on celluloid a taut, tough and often relentless picture of the backroom activities of a detective team on the hunt for a murderer in Scene of the Crime.
The principal difficulty in Isobel Lennart's screenplay [from Marcia Davenport's bestselling novel] is that there's too much visible planting of threads to be ostentatiously picked up later, and the…