Factually dealing with the Soviet undercover activities in Canada where atomic bomb secrets were thefted, picture is a corking spy melodrama.
Welles' idea of Shakespeare is such a personalized version. Production was comparatively inexpensive # and looks it. Mood is as dour as the Scottish moors and crags that background the plot. Film is…
The polished production supervision has been carefully handled to give it the expected Metro gloss, and performances are of top calibre. Script, however, makes an even more shallow exploration of the…
The hit Broadway play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse has been expanded somewhat in the screen adaptation, a broadening that makes the best use of screen technique. Dialog has headline freshness…
Joan of Arc [from the play, Joan of Lorraine, by Maxwell Anderson] is a big picture in every respect. It has size, color, pageantry, a bold, historic bas-relief. It has authority, conviction, an…
The Time of Your Life is as full of guffaw-type humor and entertainment as the frothiest of comedies. The catch is that it is presented in the unconventional and more-or-less formless pattern of…
Mood of the picture is pleasant but is so even that interest isn't too strong. Dangers of pioneering in a wilderness, vaguely referred to as the northwest, could have been more excitingly depicted…
Every Girl Should Be Married is one of those rare comic delicacies that are always in good season. Out of that venerable theme of the war between the sexes in which the femmes are the guileful…
A fine sensitive story, a brilliant child star and a polished cast, headed by Ralph Richardson and Michele Morgan, combine to make The Fallen Idol a satisfying piece of intelligent entertainment.
Louisiana Story is a documentary-type story told almost purely in camera terms. It has a slender, appealing story, moments of agonizing suspense, vivid atmosphere and superlative photography.