Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 19, 1927

Aftermath. Like most German importations, this one, effected by the Collwyn organization, enhances its drama with a slow and deliberate tempo, unfolds its story with a sombre and decisive insistence. In the remote and improbable province of Rupolosia among the barbaric villainies of a military governor, the ravages of his soldiery, and assorted chicaneries of minor characters, the widow Nadja struggles bravely to retain possession of her manor house— an edifice which, as depicted, does not justify her heroisms. In the part of this lady a new, highly able and presumably Russian...

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