Cinema: The New Pictures Oct. 1, 1923

Potash and Perlmutter. Abe and Mawruss—in anything that might be called the silent drama? Abe and Mawruss—toned down to the flat black-and-whiteness of the screen? It sounds as mournful as a sixth class French funeral, doesn't it? But, strangely enough, it isn't. Even shorn of actual speech Abe and Mawruss remain uproariously funny — the same vulgar, unctuous incredible immortals they were when they first sprang twin-Minervas of the cloak-and-suit trade from the brain of Montague Glass. The plot more or less follows the outline of the first Potash and Perlmutter play....

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