Cinema: The New Pictures Oct. 6, 1930

Africa Speaks (Columbia). In spite of the many patient and enthusiastic photographers who have trundled through Africa, no definite cinema of the jungle has yet been made. Probably the nearest approach to such a picture would be a composite of the best shots of such good travelogs as this—jungle newsreels which have taken a tremendous amount of time, skill and money to make, but which are inevitably dull for long stretches. Sequences from Africa Speaks which would qualify for inclusion: a swarm of locusts darkening...

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