Cinema: The New Pictures Feb. 11, 1924

The Marriage Circle. For his sec- ond production here* Ernst Lubitsch, German director, has produced a suave, beautifully finished comedy around the warning: "Don't trust your husband or wife to your best friend!" A Viennese doctor and his wife try it. It's only because the locale is insouciant Vienna that shooting doesn't occur. The physician, rather unwillingly, becomes involved with a lecherous married woman, largely because his wife is jealous of the wrong girl. When the wife discovers how easy it is for a best friend to fall in love with her, peace...

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