Ritz Bros, long in vaude, make their debut in this musical. They are a riot. After 20th-Fox saw them in this picture they were resigned. Ritzes are in the opening shot, sending the picture off to a…
Dodsworth is a superb motion picture and a golden borealis over the producer's name.
Warner Baxter as Dr Samuel A. Mudd, 'America's Jean Valjean' of the post-Civil War hysteria, turns in a capital performance as the titular prisoner of 'America's Devil's Island'.
A very entertaining, adroitly mixed concoction of romance, music, comedy and skating introduces to film audiences Olympic figure-skating champion Sonja Henie. Walking off with the laurels during 1936…
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…
This saga of the sidewalks of New York must resurrect thoughts of Street Scene (1931) and the Paul Street Boys (1929), and to the Broadway initiates it'll remind of the legit hit, Dead End. Yet it's…
British-made picture has Jessie Matthews at her best. Matthews is the star, but the story [by Marion Dix] is based on rival columnists who invent people to make exclusive news.
This is a sequel to [the 1935 release] The Call of the Wild, from a Jack London bestseller. While White Fang hasn't got the name that Call had, and does not equal it in screen strength, it pleases…
Show Boat, Universal's second talkerized version, is a smash filmusical. Basic tender romance [from Edna Ferber's novel] between Magnolia (Irene Dunne) and Gaylord Ravenal (Allan Jones), romantic…
Desire is the first Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper picture since Morocco (1930). The two stars work unusually well as a pair.