Even though Libeled Lady goes overboard on plot and its pace snags badly in several spots, Metro has brought in a sockeroo of a comedy. It's broad farce for the most part, and the threesome…
Even though it makes an attempt to poke fun at the show-must-go-on thing, Stage Struck is cut from the same old pattern, gravitating between moments of sizzling comedy and long stretches of dull…
With Ginger Rogers again opposite, and the Irving Berlin music to dance to and sing, Astaire once more legs himself and his picture into the big-time entertainment class.
It couldn't have been an easy film to make, and the fact that it holds as much general interest as it does speaks volumes. But the producers couldn't avoid some dull stretches of scientific discourse.
Stan Laurel does himself proud on his first fling as a producer. For one thing, both Laurel & Hardy get plenty of chances to talk and the dialog handed them is considerably above par. Picture is…
First thing everyone will want to know about this one is whether it is as good as The Thin Man, and the answer is that it is - and it isn't. It has the same stars, William Powell and Myrna Loy; the…
All the punch of the original stage play [by Frank Wead] is intact in Ceiling Zero. The Broadway stage version, which Warner bankrolled for a moderate success, depended on its dialog and whatever…
Another sprightly entry for the school of smart comedy, detective mystery yarns, The Ex-Mrs Bradford has a neat combo of names - William Powell and Jean Arthur - backed up by excellent support.
This one is again Mae West with the usual formula of wisecracks. That is no longer enough. The basic idea of the story [from the play by West, from a story suggested by Marion Morgan and George B…
Small Town Girl is romance with nice comedy sequences and with a well-balanced cast headed by Janet Gaynor and Robert Taylor.