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Barbary Coast Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 12, 2008
It's an entertaining but lesser Hawks film, too conventional in its storytelling to kick up any dust.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
May 18, 2006
Any self-respecting San Franciscan needs to give Barbary Coast a spin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Andre Sennwald
New York Times
March 25, 2006
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur hammer out a bouncing melodrama of San Francisco's sin and salad days in Barbary Coast.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 9, 2005
The primitive San Francisco is imbued with a lusty spirit, comprised of mud in the streets, tinkly pianos and crooked card games.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
March 12, 2005
...surely this must be the only film to ever feature a climactic rowboat chase...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 18, 2004
You can't go far wrong with Miriam Hopkins, Eddie G. and Howard Hawks.
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
November 1, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
A wide-open San Francisco, circa 1890, is the background for one of Howard Hawks's intelligent love triangles.
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Time Out
January 26, 2006

Film4
May 24, 2003
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