Cinema: The New Pictures: Dec. 25, 1933

Roman Scandals (Samuel Goldwyn). When Eddie Cantor was a singing waiter in a Coney Island beer parlor, his comedy routine consisted of a song or two and a few jokes, original or stolen. Now that he is the highest-paid funnyman in the U. S. and a member of the Cinema Code Authority with President Emeritus Lowell of Harvard, his performances require such elaborate preparations that he can appear in only one a year. William Anthony McGuire, George S. Kaufman, Robert Sherwood, George Oppenheimer, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin and Cantor himself collaborated on story...

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