Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 24, 1933

This Is America. In the past five years there have been released in the U. S. more than a dozen travelog and animal films like Goona-Goona, Rango, Douglas Fairbanks' Around the World in 80 Minutes, through all of which ran a story's thread. From Russia have come nonfictional propaganda pictures (Turksib, Ten Days That Shook the World). The War Department and private producers have shown War films (Powder River, The Big Drive), and before that Emanuel Cohen of Pathe News exhibited a three-reeler called Flashes of the Past. Such was the meagre...

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