Cinema: The New Pictures Aug. 18, 1924

Janice Meredith, Paul Revere is watching the Old North Belfry, Washington is crossing the Delaware, and America is running the Revolution over again these nights; all for the greater glory of the Cosmopolitan Motion Picture Co. What is more, Paul, Washington and America are doing it exceptionally well.

From the foregoing it can be gathered that Janice Meredith is primarily a slice of American history. It is served between heavily buttered slices of romance. Romance must inevitably seem heavily buttered in such violent contact with reality. Yet it makes good motion pictures....

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