Cinema: The New Pictures Jun. 2, 1930

The Arizona Kid (Fox). To Warner Baxter and Fox Films went the first prize of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for In Old Arizona (TIME, April 21). This sequel is written around the same character from O. Henry's story and acted by the same Baxter. It is one more piece of evidence that the "western," already an eminently successful cinematic formula, has in one way been energized and in another way sterilized by the sound device. Frontier atmosphere, crystallized in words and incidental noises, and the opportunity offered to expert...

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