A TALE OF TWO CITIES (Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard, Clarence Brown et al., 1935)

It was the best of films, it was the worst of films. Darkly atmospheric, sparked by Ronald Colman’s wry, charming, poignant performance—his most brilliant and affecting one—as Sydney Carton, an alcoholic barrister whose disillusionment is compounded by the aching pain of unrequited love, and admitting at least two passages that deeply move: Jack Conway and […]