The Devil is Driving (1932)

BENJAMIN STOLOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1932. Paramount Pictures. Screenplay by Louis Weitzenkorn, adaptation by P.J. Wolfson, Allen Rivkin, from an original story by Frank Mitchell Dazey. Cinematography by Henry Sharp. Produced by Charles R. Rogers. Exciting crime drama that begins when Edmund Lowe pays a visit to his mechanic brother-in-law James…

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Night After Night (1932)

ARCHIE MAYO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1932.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Vincent Lawrence, continuity by Kathryn Scola, based on the story Single Night by Louis Bromfield.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by William LeBaron.  Costume Design by Travis Banton, Walter Plunkett.   So-so comedy that is lifted out of its mediocrity by the appearance of a debuting Mae…

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Man Of The World (1931)

RICHARD WALLACE, EDWARD GOODMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1931.  Paramount Pictures.  Story and screenplay by Herman J. Mankiewicz.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Music by Herman Hand. Costume Design by Eugene Joseff.   A once-respected American newspaper magnate (William Powell) lives in Paris years after a fall from grace reduces him to a classy blackmailer of rich…

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