This last of Marcel Pagnol's trilogy which started with Marius and continued with Fanny could be cut by almost half without damaging it to any extent.
The James Fenimore Cooper historical fiction story [adapted by John Balderston, Paul Perez and Daniel Moore] is transferred to the screen with surprising fidelity, though the two love stories are…
Crowded with ludicrous situations, considerable action and popular gagging, the film is lightweight and synthetic. In the hands of less capable studio people, many of the more absurd proceedings…
This plot permits Tarzie's idyllic romance with his mate (Maureen O'Sullivan) to be rudely interrupted by a couple of the missus' relatives from London. Mrs Tarzan has unknowingly become the heir to…
Head over Heels is a topsy-turvy film affair, emulating its title in more than one respect. Of the hybrid Hollywood and Elstree components there's no disputing that, outside of the star's own yeoman…
This is England's first $1 million picture. It's an impressive but dull exposition of a bad dream.
An earthquake noisy and terrifying, is San Francisco's forte. Quake occurs after more than an hour and up to then the picture is distinguished chiefly for its corking cast and super-fine production.
This is a fast, smooth-working action picture. Story formula is along usual lines, with news events liberally sprinkled throughout. Martin Mooney, a New York reporter who got himself some front-page…
The Green Pastures is a simple, enchanting, audience-captivating all-Negro cinematic fable. The show [by Marc Connelly, suggested by Roark Bradford's Southern sketches Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun']…
Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl, and vice versa. Love before Breakfast is the old plot malarkey [from the Faith Baldwin novel Spinster Dinner] wrapped up in some pretty fancy trimmings…