New Pictures: Aug. 15, 1927

Lonesome Ladies (Lewis Stone, Anna Q. Nilsson).

Year in and year out John Fosdick's unbounded domesticity has consisted of smoking cigars over the evening newspaper while his good wife sits by, bored. Come a pair of Mr. Fosdick's onetime sweethearts to vamp him. For a while the sirens disrupt the family, giving Mr. & Mrs. an opportunity to realize how dear to their hearts was that old homely destitution. They make up, promising each other that "everything shall be just the same as it was before." In the end John Fosdick is seen smoking...

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