Cinema: The New Pictures Jan. 14, 1924

Black Oxen. The wave of comment blown up by Mrs. Gertrude Atherton's novel washed it immediately into the movies. To play it, Corinne Griffith and Conway Tearle were summoned. They managed to do some rather effective acting in a moderately uninteresting play. The plot, of course, discusses the rejuvenation of Mme. Zattiany and her absorbing effect on Lee Clavering, newspaper columnist.

Pleasure Mad. When the producers forget that their films are manufactured for the projection room oi a theatre and not for a pulpit there is apt to be dullness. The lesson...

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