Cinema: The New Pictures Feb. 13, 1928

Sadie Thompson. Her frilly clothes and her unhinged way of walking make it obvious, as soon as Sadie Thompson reaches the rain-drenched island of Pago Pago, that she is rough and probably ready. As a result, the soldiers on the island, particularly Sergeant Tim O'Hara, swarm around her while Mr. Hamilton, a professional reformer, eyes her with increasing disfavor. When he learns that Sadie Thompson is wanted, by the San Francisco police, for thievery, he licks his lips and quickly arranges to send her there. Sadie curses, weeps, then, infected by Mr....