Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 15, 1932

Whether the typical U. S. tycoon is a hero or a viper is a question which history has not yet settled. Two cinemas which addressed themselves to the problem last week helped to solve it by examining both sides of the penny.

Banker Dickson (Walter Huston), central figure of American Madness (Columbia) is a noble money lender. He regards honor as an asset more valuable than stocks or bonds and his idealistic viewpoint only indirectly damages his financial standing. Devoted to the interests of his depositors, he breaks an engagement with his wife (Kay...

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