Articles about: Columbia

Adolphe Menjou, Fred Astaire, and Rita Hayworth in “You Were Never Lovelier”

Review: William A. Seiter’s “You Were Never Lovelier,” Starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth

Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth are back together again for a new musical at Columbia based on the Argentine film “Los martes, orquídeas.”
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.
Roland Young, Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, and Emory Parnell in "They All Kissed the Bride"

Review: Alexander Hall’s “They All Kissed the Bride,” Starring Joan Crawford

A tired stab at screwball comedy, “They All Kissed the Bride” is one of the year’s worst films, despite the promising cast and director.
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.
Ginger Rogers in "Roxie Hart"

Review: William A. Wellman’s “Roxie Hart,” Starring Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers charms and dances her way through a murder trial as "Roxie Hart" in Fox’s latest comedy.
Fred MacMurray and Marlene Dietrich in "The Lady is Willing"

Review: Mitchell Leisen’s “The Lady is Willing,” Starring Marlene Dietrich and Fred MacMurray

Working at Columbia instead of Paramount, his usual home, director Mitchell Leisen turns in one of the most underwhelming pictures of his career.

Review: Alexander Hall’s “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” Starring Robert Montgomery and Claude Rains

Even if you’ve never seen Alexander Hall’s 1941 film “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” chances are you’re familiar with its story, based on an unproduced play called “Heaven Can Wait.”

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