Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 27, 1933

Secrets (United Artists). "In every marriage there are secrets—secret joys, secret sorrows—which only one man and one woman know." When Mary Pickford voices this tender aphorism toward the end of her first picture in two years, she is an old lady explaining to her grown-up children why she and her elderly husband (Leslie Howard) wish to go out West and spend their declining years quietly with each other. The secrets of which their children are ignorant are well known to the audience.

The film has shown them from the beginning of their romance...

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