Cinema: The New Pictures Aug. 19, 1929

The Cock-Eyed World (Fox). Laurence Stallings and Maxwell Anderson wrote this sequel to What Price Glory. Like most sequels written to order and for the trade, it retains the flavor but not the vitality of the first piece. Still in the Marines, Sergeant Quirt and Top-Sergeant Flagg get their women mixed up again in Russia, Brooklyn, Coney Island, the tropics. Their dialog, consisting mostly of aggressive variations of the phrases "Says You" and "Says me," is amazingly rough for cinema, outshocks What Price Glory in places. One of the men gets wounded,...

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