Cinema: The New Pictures Jan. 21, 1924

The Humming Bird. Gloria Swanson is emerging from the seven artistically lean years when she was wandering among the wastes of custard comedy and overdressed society. In Zaza, the evidences of her ability to act as well as to wear well were remarked by the critics. In The Humming Bird she has forsaken completely her troupe of trained sequins and adopted boy's clothes. Her part is that of an Apache leader in the Paris slums who leads her dedecorus dragoons to the battle front at the first call of war in 1914....

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