Fredric March, Warner Baxter and June Lang constitute the war-front triangle. Barrymore is the veteran soldier who refuses to be sent back of the lines by his son (Baxter), chief in command, and who…
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…
Metro achieves in A Tale of Two Cities a screen classic. The two yawning pitfalls of spectacle and dialog have been adroitly evaded. The fall of the Bastille [directed by Val Lewton and Jacques…
The premise [from the novel Burn, Witch, Burn by Abraham Merritt] is a scientist's discovery of a process by which all living things, including humans, can be reduced to one-sixth their normal size…
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.
Here Jean Harlow is no siren. She is a perfectly competent secretary, very much in love with her job and her boss, but she does not go on the make for him. Myrna Loy, as the wife, is much in love…
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…
Desire is the first Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper picture since Morocco (1930). The two stars work unusually well as a pair.
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'.
William Powell and Carole Lombard are pleasantly teamed in this splendidly produced comedy. Story is balmy, but not too much so, and lends itself to the sophisticated screen treatment of Eric Hatch's…