Cinema: The New Pictures Aug. 12, 1929

Street Girl (Radio). This first venture into the movie business of Radio Corp. of America has no air of being an experiment. The principals—Jack Oakie and Betty Compson—are experienced film actors; the plot, involving jealousy in a song-and-kiss troupe, is the main staple of the current season. The tunes are like hundreds of other tunes you've heard, and the fantastic lives, childish problems, and unreal reactions of the characters belong to a type familiar to cinema-seers since 1910. A girl from one of those Graustarkian Balkan kingdoms changes the destinies of the boys...

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