Charles Boyer creates an interesting portrait of a continental gangster, jewel thief and tough guy in Algiers. Other meritorious aspects include John Cromwell's direction and the first appearance in…
Frontier life in a village on the banks of the Ohio river in the days preceding the Civil War is the background against which Clarence Brown tells the story of a mother's sacrifice for the career of…
An elderly English governess, homeward bound, disappears from a transcontinental train, and a young girl, who says she recently received a blow on the head, is confronted by numerous other passengers…
Mad about mus ic has a genuine and enthralling, if somewhat obvious story [by Marcella Burke and Frederick Kohner]. Idea is a simple one. So as not to risk her popularity as a glamour girl, a…
Adventures of Tom Sawyer is in Technicolor and contains visual beauty and appeal in addition to a faithful and nearly literal adaptation of the Mark Twain story.
Warners revives the legend with Errol Flynn in the role in which Douglas Fairbanks Sr scored his first big success in 1922. It is cinematic pageantry at its best, a highly imaginative telling of…
Score one for Warners on this gentle drama from Fannie Hurst's novel, Sister Act. It's a beguiling film which reveals John Garfield as an interesting picture prospect. Formerly Jules Garfield, of…
Three Loves Has Nancy is a completely daffy, reasonably entertaining romp by Janet Gaynor, Robert Montgomery, Franchot Tone and a group of familiar supporting players.
Shirley Temple proves she's a great little artist in this one. The rest of it is synthetic and disappointing. Why they named it Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is one of those mysteries. The only…
Irving Berlin's Alexander's Ragtime Band is a grand filmusical which stirs and thrills, a medley of more than 30 pieces, selected from some 600 which Berlin has composed.