Cinema: Variations Jun. 17, 1929

¶ Asked why he and his wife planned to make a cinema of any classic as frankly boisterous as The Taming of the Shrew, Douglas Fairbanks said last week: "So much has been written about the romance and marriage of Mary Pickford and myself, and so much of it has been oversweet, that to have filmed a romantic lovestory would have been, to say the least, bad taste."

¶ Bill Hart, famed for his narrow eyes, long upper lip, big hat, quit making western pictures three years ago. Some people said he was...

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