Cinema: The New Pictures Mar. 3, 1930

Puttin' on the Ritz (United Artists). This is a highly conventional film musical comedy, but so well produced and ably cast that if its lines and situations were new it would be the year's best picture of its kind. Irving Berlin's tunes, and such smart players as Joan Bennett, James Gleason, Aileen Pringle, and Lilyan Tashman are arranged in support of Harry Richman, Manhattan night-club entertainer, who has never made a picture before and who is suspected of having negotiated his engagement to Actress Clara Bow to...

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