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Simone Simon and Kent Smith in "Cat People"

Review: Jacques Tourneur’s “Cat People,” Starring Simone Simon

The first film of RKO’s new B-horror unit is a unique and unnerving tale from producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur.
Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers in "Once Upon a Honeymoon"

Review: Leo McCarey’s “Once Upon a Honeymoon,” Starring Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers

Cary Grant and Gingers Rogers star in Leo McCarey’s questionable wartime comedy from RKO.
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.
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.
Gary Cooper and Babe Ruth in "The Pride of the Yankees"

Review: Sam Wood’s “The Pride of the Yankees,” Starring Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper brings the story of famous baseball player Lou Gehrig to life in Sam Wood’s new film for producer Samuel Goldwyn.
Richard Bennet, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Don Dilaway, Agnes Moorehead, and Ray Collins in "The Magnificent Ambersons"

Review: Orson Welles’ “The Magnificent Ambersons,” Starring Tim Holt

The “Citizen Kane” director returns with a similarly ambitious follow-up, starring Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, and Joseph Cotten.
Bonita Granville and Jackie Cooper in "Syncopation"

Review: William Dieterle’s “Syncopation,” Starring Jackie Cooper

William Dieterle breathes life into a dull jazz story with energetic montages and music sequences in “Syncopation.”
Charles Laughton and Jon Hall in “The Tuttles of Tahiti”

Review: Charles Vidor’s “The Tuttles of Tahiti,” Starring Charles Laughton

Based on a 1939 serial from The Saturday Evening Post, Charles Vidor’s The Tuttles of Tahiti is an thoroughly uninspired comedy made all the...
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.
Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid in "Joan of Paris"

Review: Robert Stevenson’s “Joan of Paris,” Starring Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid

RKO debuts two new European stars in their war-themed romantic thriller, “Joan of Paris.”

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