Monthly Archives: March 1942

Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, Paulette Goddard, and John Wayne in "Reap the Wild Wind"

Review: Cecil B. DeMille’s “Reap the Wild Wind,” Starring Paulette Goddard and John Wayne

Cecil B. DeMille takes to the sea with Paulette Goddard, John Wayne, and Ray Milland in “Reap the Wild Wind.”
Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney in "Rings on Her Fingers"

Review: Rouben Mamoulian’s “Rings on Her Fingers,” Starring Gene Tierney and Henry Fonda

Gene Tierney and Henry Fonda reunite in a comedy from Rouben Mamoulian that is suspiciously reminiscent of “The Lady Eve.”
Paulette Goddard in "The Lady Has Plans"

Review: Sidney Lanfield’s “The Lady Has Plans,” Starring Paulette Goddard and Ray Milland

The new Paramount comedy, starring Paulette Goddard and Ray Milland, is an ugly piece of work with an exceptionally poor premise.
Evelyn Ankers and Lon Chaney Jr. in "The Ghost of Frankenstein"

Review: Erle C. Kenton’s “The Ghost of Frankenstein,” Starring Lon Chaney Jr. and Cedric...

The team behind “The Wolf Man” are here to help Universal save a struggling monster with “The Ghost of Frankenstein.”
Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, and Charles Halton in "To Be or Not to Be"

Review: Ernst Lubitsch’s “To Be or Not to Be,” Starring Carole Lombard and Jack...

Ernst Lubitsch’s new comedy (and Carole Lombard’s final film) takes on a not-so funny subject: Germany’s invasion of Poland.
Leslie Howard and Eric Portman in "49th Parallel"

Review: Michael Powell’s “49th Parallel,” Starring Leslie Howard and Laurence Olivier

Michael Powell’s exciting new war thriller “49th Parallel” (also known as “The Invaders”) follows Nazi spies on the border of Canada and America.

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