Cinema: Reunion in Hollywood

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When a celebrated actor chooses a vehicle, he is likely to pick something insignificant, to be sure that the merits of his performance outweigh the rest of the entertainment. When two celebrated actors select a vehicle, they are likely to have a hard time finding one which will suit this requirement for both of them. Arsene Lupin (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) can therefore be considered a triumph of selection and adaptation. It gives both Barrymore brothers, Lionel and John, parts of almost equal importance and allows each to perform his specialty without...

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