Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 9, 1929

Wall Street (Columbia). Spectators who wonder whether the timeliness of this film's background—a stockmarket panic—is the result of extraordinary financial foresight or extraordinary speed in production should be informed that it is simply luck. In plot and characters Wall Street is less lucky. It presents the fundamentally interesting but familiar and clumsily treated situation of an iron-sinewed, low-born trader who is in love with a beautiful, cultured woman. Ralph Ince and Aileen Pringle do as well as they can in these parts. Silliest shot: a...

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