Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 3, 1923

The Light That Failed. Inspection of this picture can result only in a moral indictment against Kipling for releasing his noted novel to the cinema. Despite the selection of Jacqueline Logan and Percy Marmont for the leads, the picture misses fire. The wave of the author's emotion was spent in the transfer to pantomime.

To the Ladies. A good many plays come to the shrine of light comedy, but few are chosen. This is one of the few. Derived from a stage play by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly (authors of Merton...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!