The filming by Paramount of "The Lost Weekend" marks a particularly outstanding achievement in the Hollywood setting. The psychiatric study of an alcoholic, it is an unusual picture. It is intense…
Looking down from a very lush heaven, as Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell) does in prolog of this film super, the Great Zieggy would be dazzled by color, sets and routines far above the capacities of…
In this tale [from an original story by Thomas Monroe and Laszlo Gorog] about the four loves of Susan Darell (Joan Fontaine), producer Hal B. Wallis has invested the picture with considerable…
Universal has brought all of its terror figures - Dracula, the Wolf-man and Frankenstein's Monster - together in a nifty thriller for the chiller trade.
As a film Walk is not so sunny. It is distinguished for some excellent, earthy GI dialog, but the author has failed to achieve a proper fusing of dialog and situation. Too frequently he is given to…
Producers claim that this story is 'set in the days of Charles II'. Sets, costumes and a comely bunch of femmes bear out the claim. But the period atmosphere is not convincing.
Perfect Strangers is a perfect stranger to modern technique, real life and smooth running. It appears too much like a museum piece.
Detour falls short of being a sleeper because of a flat ending and its low-budgeted production mountings. Uniformly good performances and some equally good direction and dialog keep the meller…
A cavalcade of a priest's life, played excellently by Gregory Peck, what transcends all the cinemaction is the impact of tolerance, service, faith and godliness.
Sumptuous Technicolor mounting and a highly exploitable story lend considerable importance to Leave Her to Heaven that it might not have had otherwise. Script based on Ben Ames Williams' bestseller…