The title of Andy Garcia’s serviceable 1993 documentary about Cuban composer and bassist Israel Cachao Lopezsomething of a mambo specialist in communist Cubameans his rhythm is like no other. The concert material here more or less proves the point. 120 min. (JR)
Produced by Merian C. Cooper as a follow-up to King Kong, this 1935 adventure saga adapts the H. Rider Haggard novel She Who Must Be Obeyed, transposing the story from Africa to arctic Asia. Explorers Randolph Scott and Nigel Bruce discover the art deco palace of the seemingly immortal title character (stage actress Helen Gahagan in her only film role). Irving Pichel and Lansing G. Holden directed, and Ruth Rose and Dudley Nichols are credited with the script; the score is by Max Steiner. 102 min.