The Radio City Music hall first night audience laughed with approval of this picture for the first three-quarters of its running, and then the giggles stopped. Laughs ceased when the action on the…
James Cagney's second independently produced film for Grand National release is a first-class comedy with music. He sings, dances and plays a romantic juvenile. Having been a song-and-dance man…
Film shapes up as a $1.9 million western, although possessed of all the elements to have made it a saga of Pennsylvania oilwell pioneering. Something went wrong on scripting and production from what…
Peter Lorre's new characterization, that of an educated Japanese merchant and amateur sleuth, gets away from the grim villainy of his previous film efforts. He no longer is a bogey man. When he…
On the Avenue is no sock but has attractive personalities in Dick Powell, Madeleine Carroll, Alice Faye, and the ever-funny Ritz Brothers. It needs, however, all the tuneful support it can get from…
Much better than its predecessor of 1936, and not far behind the original 1929 Broadway Melody.
Turned out on a broad canvas, The Hurricane is a scenically pretentious and colorful spectacle which has as its climax a hurricane sequence that is compellingly realistic. The authors of the novel…
So canny are the ingredients that where credulity perhaps rears its practical head, audiences will be carried away by the histrionic illusion, skill and general Hollywood ledgerdemain which so…
Shirley Temple is growing up to be a big little girl. The dimple in the cheek is still there but those knees are losing their contour.
While a lot of the acting and motivation reeks of the phoney, Slave Ship is so effectively mounted and shot through with action that it stands up.