New Pictures: Feb. 28, 1927

Taxi, Taxi (Marion Nixon). Director Melville Brown's first production, Her Big Night, was so successfully and hilariously funny that the stupidity of this, his second effort, is acutely painful. The comedy is supposed to flow from the well-intentioned blunder of a hero so nitwitful that he pays $300 for a broken-down taxi on a rainy night. Marion Nixon is cute, opposite Edward Everett Horton, lummox.

The Third Degree (Dolores Costello) was once a startling play dealing with brutal police and their peculiar methods of bleeding confessions out of tortured hearts. The picture...

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