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Review: ‘Dragonwyck’

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Anya Seton's Dragonwyck, the bestseller, has been given a lucid, often-compelling transition to the screen. It's a psychological yarn, its mid-19th century American-feudal background being always…

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Review: ‘Nocturne’

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Nocturne is a detective thriller with action and suspense plentiful and hard-bitten mood of story sustained by Edwin L. Marin's direction. There's some confusion towards windup in pulling all threads…

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Review: ‘The Chase’

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The Chase is a meller that's taut as sprung steel for 75 minutes of its running time then slackens limply into the commonplace. Yarn [from the novel The Black Path of Fear by Cornell Woolrich]…

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Review: ‘Humoresque’

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Humoresque combines classical music and drama into a top quality motion picture. A score of unusual excellence gives freshness to standard classics and plays as important a part as Fannie Hurst's…

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Review: ‘Swell Guy’

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Swell Guy is an ironical handle for drama content of this Mark Hellinger production. Based on the old play, The Hero by Gilbert Emery, but with a modern background, picture deals with a heel hero who…

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