Kipps has little of the accepted film style. Paucity of dramatics and action is obvious to point of occasional ennui; yet, withal, there's a certain piquant freshness in the plain tale of an…
This is an important and effective propaganda film. Picture started in April 1940 and took 18 months to complete. The British Government invested over $100,000 in the venture.
Tobacco Road as a motion picture falls far short of its promises. The sensational pulling elements of the 1933 play by Jack Kirkland from Erskine Caldwell's saga - the dialog and the low-life manners…
For more than 20 years studios sought permission to film the heroic World War deeds of Sergeant York. And for as long a period York refused the necessary cooperation for a film of his heroism on the…
With Horsemen Aussie production drops its diapers. The pic, made in cooperation with the Department of Defense, is a three years' dream of Charles Chauvel come true.
The Great American Broadcast is light and breezy, a showmanly admixture of comedy, romance, drama and music woven around the extraordinary progress of radio broadcasting during the 1920s. Scripters…
There's plenty of rough and rowdy action and dialog in this melodrama, premised on the triangle formula.
What Father Flanagan is to Boys Town in Nebraska, Edna Gladney was to an orphans' home in Texas operated entirely on a strong mother love instinct and the gracious donations of Texans. The home is…
The attempt to balance three parallel dramas of the lives of three Ziegfeld showgirls makes for continual switching from one tale to the other. Interpolation of two extended displays of Ziegfeldian…
Picture is a par entry in the series. Early section of the yarn displays the usual animal stuff, with comedy antics of the pet simian, Cheta, providing elemental laughs.