Monthly Archives: August 1942

Robert Sterling, Lana Turner, and Clark Gable in "Somewhere I'll Find You"

Review: Wesley Ruggles’ “Somewhere I’ll Find You,” Starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner

Clark Gable and Lana Turner fall in love in Wesley Ruggles’ war drama “Somewhere I’ll Find You.”
Anne Baxter, Monty Woolley, and Roddy McDowall in "The Pied Piper"

Review: Irving Pichel’s “The Pied Piper,” Starring Monty Woolley

Monty Woolley stars in this wartime drama from director Irving Pichel and Fox.
A scene from "Bambi"

Review: Walt Disney’s “Bambi”

Walt Disney’s new animated feature is a lovely little tale of life in the forest, and one that goes to darker places than audiences may expect.
Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, and Cary Grant in "The Talk of the Town"

Review: George Stevens’ “The Talk of the Town,” Starring Cary Grant and Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur is stuck between Cary Grant and Ronald Colman in George Stevens’ new comedy for Columbia.
Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball in "The Big Street"

Review: Irving Reis’ “The Big Street,” Starring Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball

RKO’s new drama from Damon Runyon is one of the more unpleasant and depressing pictures of the year.
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, and Elisha Cook Jr. in "A-Haunting We Will Go"

Review: Alfred L. Werker’s “A-Haunting We Will Go,” Starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

In their second film at Fox, Laurel and Hardy team up with Dante the Magician.
Bud Abbott, William Demarest, and Lou Costello in "Pardon My Sarong"

Review: Erle C. Kenton’s “Pardon My Sarong,” Starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

The best Abbott and Costello picture to date comes from Erle C. Kenton, replacing longtime director Arthur Lubin.
Marjorie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, and Bing Crosby in "Holiday Inn"

Review: Mark Sandrich’s “Holiday Inn,” Starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire

Paramount’s new musical, from Irving Berlin and director Mark Sandrich, stars Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.
Nancy Coleman and Barbara Stanwyck in "The Gay Sisters"

Review: Irving Rapper’s “The Gay Sisters,” Starring Barbara Stanwyck and George Brent

After “One Foot in Heaven,” “The Gay Sisters” is a step up for director Irving Rapper, but this new Warner Brothers film is still a somewhat dreary melodrama.

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