Cinema: The New Pictures Jan. 6, 1930

The Virginian (Paramount). High on any list of famed moments in U. S. literature and drama is that scene in which Owen Wister's hero, insulted by an epithet* which this cinema clearly records, draws himself up and says with flashing eye: "When you call me that, smile." If you have not read the book or seen one of the plays or pictures made from it for some time you will be surprised to find that The Virginian would be a typical western except that it is less energetic and far better bred than...

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