Cinema: The New Pictures Feb. 17, 1930

Men Without Women (Fox). This piece shows how men, trapped under water in a wrecked submarine, behave. The crew of the 513 comes back from shore leave, goes to sea. The 513 is sunk. They have enough air to live about five hours. At first their imminent fate is merely an unthinkable horror, remote and impersonal: it becomes human and tragic because, as time passes, in the manner in which each man faces or avoids the thought of what is coming his nature is made clear. There is Pollack who goes crazy and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!