Cinema: The New Pictures Jun. 24, 1929

The Constant Nymph (British). This silent adaptation of Margaret Kennedy's novel has faults which no U. S. producer would have allowed. The lighting is bad; the direction is prosaic; the photography is dull except for some fine shots of the Austrian Tyrol; the actors are obviously actors; the subtitles are verbose. It suffers also the phrases of incontinuity inevitable in a picture made from a long and not particularly compact book. But none of these flaws is important. What was good in the story is alive in...

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