Based on his playlet, Still Life from Tonight at 8.30, Brief Encounter does more for Noel Coward's reputation as a skilled film producer than In Which We Serve. His use of express trains thundering…
The Bells of St. Mary's is warmly sentimental, has a simple story leavened with many laughs and bears comparison with Going My Way. Leo McCarey, who demonstrated his ability to combine wholesome…
I Know Where I'm Going! has all the values of a documentary as a foundation for the tale of a girl who is sure she knows where she is going until she gets sidetracked - and likes it.
An Abbott and Costello picture may not be an artistic triumph, but the duo certainly try hard enough to make audiences laugh. Abbott and Costello in Hollywood is no exception.
Nunnally Johnson whips up a strong and decidedly suspenseful murder melodrama in Woman in the Window. Producer, who also prepared the screenplay [from the novel Once off Guard by J.H. Wallis]…
Bringing the England of the Victorian period to life is the best thing Pink String and Sealing Wax accomplishes. The black, high-necked, rustling Sunday-best bombazines which the church-going women…
You could call the Diamond Horseshoe the Creep Club and Billy Rose might be Joe Blow for all that matters. True, it lends an authenticity and realism which are undeniable. But more potent are the…
The Picture of Dorian Gray, based upon the Oscar Wilde novel, represents an interesting experiment by Metro, reported to have cost over $2 million.
Let the tears fall where they may - Love Letters is that type of story: warm and appealing, sentimental and emotional.
Play [by Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley based on the novel by George Barr McCutcheon], first produced in 1907, remains somewhat dated despite efforts to refurbish background in this screen…
Looking down from a very lush heaven, as Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell) does in prolog of this film super, the Great Zieggy would be dazzled by color, sets and routines far above the capacities of…