Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 22, 1930

Only Saps Work (Paramount). The story of this cinema is said to be taken from a play by Owen Davis. The title is one that Paramount, believing it would come in handy, bought from Courtenay Terrett some time ago. And Joseph Mankiewicz is mentioned in connection with the adaptation. But judging from the picture, which is hilariously funny, none of these authorities had much to do with it. Only Saps Work has been composed, acted and directed strictly "from the cuff" —the sort of picture in which cast, cameramen and executives on...

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