The Storm served on two former occasions as a silent, in 1916 for Paramount and in 1922 for U. Lupe Velez is a French smuggler's daughter who is left with a friendly trapper by her father just before…
The first of a series of films made in England in conjunction with RKO. As a play John Galsworthy's Escape was a hit, but the film suffers by being made mostly with stage players, who do not…
Director Rene Clair wrote the story himself. It is the simplest kind of yarn. A boy loves a girl. He is sent to jail for a short time. When he comes back he finds she has fallen in love with his best…
Story and characters are built up with uncanny shrewdness. It opens in Shanghai with a shore party of American gobs going whoopee in an enormous establishment of entertainment of various kinds…
Another chapter in the lurid melodramatic series made more or less from the detective stories by Sax Rohmer, English writer. As a picture it's absurd.
Producer Erich Pommer's idea of engaging Josef von Sternberg to direct Emil Jannings' first starring vehicle for UFA proved an astute calculation. On top of the drawing power of Jannings comes the…
This is not merely a matter of John McCormack singing 11 songs. Fox has molded what might easily have become so much sentimental sop into a charming background for the Irish tenor.
This is a remake of a 1922 silent with Thomas Meighan doing the d.a. role which Fredric March now has. Leatrice Joy in the silent version of the Alice Duer Miller SatEvePost story gives way to…
In taking the old negative of phantom of the Opera, U has even reproduced off-screen the voice of Lon Chaney in a few spots, besides scenes with Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin and others.
Metro turned this one out on Realife - shooting with a 70mm camera [negative] after which the result is reduced to 35mm for the projectors on which a special lens supposedly brings out all the…