Cinema: The New Pictures Sep. 30, 1929

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The Awful Truth (Pathe). The efforts of young couples recently married to make adjustments requisite to their new mode of living have furnished material for numerous theatrical pieces, few of them more lighthearted than this play of Arthur Richman's. It was a play well fitted to be made into a picture because it moves fast, avoids dexterously all the deeper implications of its situations. Even the judge and family friend who early in the proceedings grants the Warriners an interlocutory decree of divorce is clearly in collusion with the author...

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