Cinema: The New Pictures: May 23, 1932

Sinners in the Sun (Paramount) is a poor man's story of the wages of luxurious sin. But the picture gets stuck in the advertising sections of the fashion magazines. It is loaded with women's underclothing, bathing suits, furs, jewels, unbricked champagne, custombuilt limousines—all with an air of cheap display. Carole Lombard is a model in a couturier's, Chester Morris a garage mechanic. Depression keeps them from marrying. Never forgetting each other, they drift toward becoming, respectively, a rich man's whim and a rich woman's whim. They whim along hysterically, in ballrooms...

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