Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 15, 1924

Romola. There was a general readjusting of critical values after the advent of Romola. It began to be admitted publicly, and by great men, that Lillian Gish is the best of all the picture actresses. True, she does not twang the public heart strings as loudly and as often as Gloria Swanson. Yet she has undoubtedly the most distinguished record of the sisterhood—Birth of a Nation, Broken Blossoms, Way Down East, Orphans of the Storm, The White Sister. There are those who say that, with David W....

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