Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 22, 1924

The Snob. The Snob tries something new, fails, and is a little dull. Honor to it for the trying. Some day, perhaps, motion pictures will have progressed to the point of psychological character study. The Snob is a stride, a short one to be sure, in that direction. It presents a shallow man with a shiny surface; a professor in a small school "making an impression." He marries the sweet and simple maiden, intrigues with another for his material advancement ; loses the sweet and simple. An unfortunately prosaic performance by John Gilbert...

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