Cinema: The New Pictures Oct. 22, 1928

The Night Watch. Billie Dove takes the stand in defense of her husband, Paul Lukas, murder suspect and captain of a French battleship. Who killed Nicholas Soussanin, young lieutenant found dead on board the cruiser by the Admiralty committee that came to congratulate the Captain for sinking the Istria? Out of Billie Dove's testimony the story flows in retake with dignity and pictorial effectiveness — the night the War began when the officers' wives came on board for dinner and Billie Dove, delayed by the importunities of a onetime suitor, one of...

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