Small Town Girl is romance with nice comedy sequences and with a well-balanced cast headed by Janet Gaynor and Robert Taylor.
Dodsworth is a superb motion picture and a golden borealis over the producer's name.
Strong impression left by the Jeanette MacDonald-Nelson Eddy twain in Naughty Marietta (1935) is surpassed in Rose-Marie, Metro's operatic western. Sturdy stage libretto by Otto Harbach and Oscar…
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.
Technically, and going by precedents, this is no women's picture; but Clarke Gable and Franchot Tone are in the cast and the likelihood is that they'll atone for any weakness in that part of the…
The lion-hearted dog that was Jack London's creation as the leading character of Call of the Wild emerges now as a stooge for a rather conventional pair of human love birds. Changes have made the…