Clark Gable is bos'n mate on a Merchant Marine vessel, and as tough as the toughest sailor on board. Handy with his dukes, he has a femme in every port. That is until he meets Greer Garson, the…
They Were Expendable, dealing with the Japs' overrunning of the Philippines [from the book of the same name by William L. White], primarily concerns the part played by the US torpedo boats in their…
Pride of the Marines is a two-hour celluloid saga [from a story by Roger Butterfield] which as an entertainment film with a forceful theme, so punchy that its 'message' aspects are negligible, is a…
Chester Gould's comic strip lends itself handily to screen melodrama.
This is probably one of the finest films to come out of a British studio. Superb as Rex Harrison and Lilli Palmer are, their individual performances are equalled by many others in the big cast. The…
At first reading James M. Cain's novel of the same title might not suggest screenable material, but the cleanup job has resulted in a class feature, showmanly produced by Jerry Wald and tellingly…
Based on his playlet, Still Life from Tonight at 8.30, Brief Encounter does more for Noel Coward's reputation as a skilled film producer than In Which We Serve. His use of express trains thundering…
The Bells of St. Mary's is warmly sentimental, has a simple story leavened with many laughs and bears comparison with Going My Way. Leo McCarey, who demonstrated his ability to combine wholesome…
I Know Where I'm Going! has all the values of a documentary as a foundation for the tale of a girl who is sure she knows where she is going until she gets sidetracked - and likes it.
An Abbott and Costello picture may not be an artistic triumph, but the duo certainly try hard enough to make audiences laugh. Abbott and Costello in Hollywood is no exception.