Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 22, 1931

Chances (First National) is a well-photographed, well-acted cinema which uses the War as a background for romance. Chief figures are two brothers and a girl with whom both are in love. She (Rose Hobart) falls in love with the more personable of the two (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) when he is home on leave. When the other brother learns of it, he loses interest in the War and, feeling thoroughly cheated, does not greatly object to being killed. Before dying, he shakes hands with the lucky brother who, severely wounded, goes back to England...

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