Cinema: The New Pictures Mar. 18, 1929

The Dummy (Paramount). Writers of stones for boys succeed only when they make up the kind of stories that boys would make up if they could make up stories. Somehow the adventures of one Mickey Bennett when he is sent to be kidnaped so as to enable a detective, trailing him, to find another kid kidnaped by the same gang, has the right flavor in spite of its slow movement and the extraordinary stupidity of the criminals. Hero Bennett, 12, uses to advantage certain metallic mots by Harriet Ford and the late Harvey...

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