Cinema: The New Pictures: Nov. 16, 1931

Strictly Dishonorable (Universal). Between the necessities of being naughty to please the audience and nice to please the censors, lies a great void. Into this void flop most of Hollywood's attempts to be sophisticated. Universal Pictures made a valiant try to sidestep the flopping process in this production by sidestepping sophistication. When Preston Sturges wrote the play he invented a heroine who spent a good deal of time during the story trying to be seduced, but the movies, true to their glorious traditions of U....

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