If the picture misses as outstanding, it's because the script and the direction are not up to the star and title combination. It sums as a swell idea that doesn't quite come through.
Star of Midnight is a non-camouflaged follow-up on The Thin Man (1934), although made by a different producer [from the novel by Arthur Somers Roche]. It hits a similar merry comedy-drama stride and…
As the title indicates, this is a newspaper yarn and a completely screwy one. Lacks authenticity and is so far fetched it'll hand newsscribes around the country a constant run of ripples. But it's…
The Littlest Rebel is a good Shirley Temple picture. It happens to be very similar in title, plantation locale, Negro comedy, and in general mechanics to The Little Colonel (1935).
Set against a morbid background, that of a mental hospital, Private Worlds skirts the clinical and the laboratory aspects, emphasizes the romanticism and the melodramatics.
This is a story of love - sordid and otherwise - of piracy and violence and heroism on a passenger boat run from Shanghai to Singapore [from a novel by Crosbie Garstin]. Clark Gable is a valiant sea…
This is one of the most lavish costume pictures that has come out of England. Supposed to have cost $500,000. Sets and costumes give the impression of tremendous royal wealth; entire action takes…
Les Miserables will satisfy the most exacting Victor Hugo followers, and at the same time please those looking only for entertainment, regardless of literary backgrounds. The task of boiling down the…
Greta Garbo starred in this story once before in 1927. Silent film was titled Love and John Gilbert had the role now handled by Fredric March. March handles his assignment firmly and with…
Here is a rare combination of a well-written story, interpreted in skilled and sympathetic action under able and understanding direction. This is the film Rachel Crothers specially authored for…