Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 11, 1932

Make Me a Star (Paramount). In the current deluge of pictures about Hollywood, someone had the good sense to dig up Harry Leon Wilson's old story, Merton of the Movies. As a play by Marc Connelly & George Kaufman it was the classic of its genre. Now as a talking cinema, under a new title to deceive cinemaddicts who saw it as a silent picture and might not want to see it again, it is still superb entertainment.

Merton Gill (Stuart Erwin) is a grocery clerk who longs to be a cinema celebrity....

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