Cinema: The New Pictures Oct. 6, 1924

Barbara Frietchie. All popular folk must expect to have liberties taken with them. Witness Wales, and now Whittier's heroine. As in the play by Clyde Fitch, Barbara of the silver screen appears as a youngster of twentysomething, author not only of America's first permanent wave but also of love in the bosom of her brother's West Point classmate, Cadet Trumbull. The Civil War interrupts their incipient idyll. Cadet Trumbull is a Northerner, the Frietchies being, it will be remembered, one of the finer families of slaveholding Frederick, Md. When the times comes...

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