Cinema: The New Pictures Apr. 28, 1924

Triumph. This screen version of May Edington's novel is scarcely a triumph for Cecil B. De Mille, the man who put the Ten Commandments on a paying basis. Its lesson is that a man, like the tin cans which the spoiled youth in this case manufactures, must have some of the shine rubbed off before he is of any value. Both the moral and the treatment of the story seem forced, moving in jerks —far less smoothly than the can factory which in this case is the temple of histrionic art. Here a...

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