Glenn Ford's name heads cast as out-of-work mining engineer who gets involved with beautiful blonde who's trying to steal $250,000. Script doesn't have too much finesse as written by Ben Maddow from…
This adaptation of Graham Greene's novel has much to commend it. Most glaring fault is amount of talk used.
Nightmare Alley is a harsh, brutal story [based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham] told with the sharp clarity of an etching.
Humphrey Bogart's typically tense performance raises this average whodunit quite a few notches. Film has good suspense and action, and some smart direction and photography.
Wilcox hasn't worried about any significant theme in this. He tells his four-generation story with smiles and tears, and obviously enjoys seeing two people in love.
Metro has concocted a fast action melodrama in Killer McCoy [based on the screenplay for their 1938 film, The Crowd Roars], to introduce Mickey Rooney to adult roles. Sentimental hoke is mixed with…
Body and Soul has a somewhat familiar title and a likewise familiar narrative. It's the telling, however, that's different.
The Two Mrs Carrolls, adapted from the Martin Vale legiter, is more stage play than motion picture. Overladen with dialog as action substitute, it talks itself out of much of the suspense that should…
Film carries the Diana Productions label, a combo of Walter Wanger, Fritz Lang and Joan Bennett who have been responsible for several other Diana thrillers. It is arty, with almost surrealistic…
Here is a $4 million (and claimed to be more) picture that looks its cost. That goes even for the lost footage through mishap with Peggy Cummins, the original candidate until Linda Darnell replaced…