Not cloak-and-cocked-hat historical tedium of pageantry and fancy dramatics, Victoria the Great travels a long way toward a full and clarified explanation of the most popular ruler England ever had…
San Quentin is stark, authentic-looking prison melodrama that misses being big entertainment because of a love story that is none too strong and a plot [by Robert Tasker and John Bright] that is only…
Those two box-office dynamiters, William Powell and Myrna Loy, are yoked in Double Wed ding, an outright slapstick comedy which would be funnier if it were shorter.
Zenda is hokum of the 24-carat variety [from Anthony Hope's novel, dramatized by Edward Rose; script adaptation by Wells Root]; a sheer piece of romantic nonsense about a mythical European kingdom, a…
Maytime has so many fine qualities that its length, occasional lapses into the superfluous and betimes dull interludes will be acceptable.
A Family Affair is wholesome entertainment, well done by a capable cast and superbly directed.
Appeal is aimed strictly at the emotions, as the plot is another variation of self-sacrificing mother love. The film is a remake of The Trespasser, which Edmund Goulding earlier wrote and directed…
With all the dramatic moments of H. Rider Haggard's adventure yarn, and production values reaching high and spectacular standards, here is a slab of genuine adventure decked in finely done, realistic…
Considering its only moderate success as a legit show [by Edward Hope, from the novel by Stanley J. Weyman] and that it may be automatically and erroneously tabbed as a costume production, Under the…
A stage play once confined within the liberal proscenium of the New Amsterdam theatre (NY), where Marilyn Miller scintillated for the Ziegfeld management, Rosalie breaks through the chrysalis of…