Fundamentally a story about the violent conflict of interests between the cattlemen and newly arrived homesteaders. Abilene Town [based on a novel by Ernest Haycox] focuses interest on the evolution…
Why quibble about the story? It's notable that the Jerome Kern saga [from a screen story by Guy Boton, adaptation by George Wells] reminds of the Cole Porter Night and Day - both apparently enjoyed a…
Technicolor spectacle of high adventure in Sherwood Forest. It's a costume western, in effect, offering the fictional escapades of the son of Robin Hood, a hard-riding, hard-loving hombre who uses…
Metro refurbishes the old Libeled Lady script with brilliant color, plenty of fun and assured box-office stars. It all adds up to top-notch entertainment. Accent is on comedy with an occasional song…
Heart is more than just a suspenseful thriller. Based on an original story by Rose Franken and William Brown Meloney, the film presents in honest fashion a tale of a young girl with a father fixation…
Somerset Maugham story has been given excellent period mounting to fit early London background, is well-played and directed in individual sequences, but lacks overall smoothness.
Strong entertainment for femme theatregoers has been developed from adventures of the Rose Franken magazine characters, Claudia and David. Film is jammed with tears and chuckles, played and directed…
Metro, with the skill it has so often demonstrated in transforming a best-selling novel to a best-selling picture, turns the trick again with this filmization of A. J. Cronin's The Green Years.
This pic doesn't vary much from the basic formula used in the numerous predecessors in the Hardy family saga, but why should it?
The essence of film fare is obviously to entertain. This one doesn't. It can't, when the fundamentals are as meretricious as unwind in these hokey 96 minutes.