Cinema: The New Pictures: Jan. 22, 1934

Man of Two Worlds (RKO). The spectacle of a Czech matinee idol dressed in a bear skin and shouting "Bowwow" while he crouches on his knees in Greenland represents, in this picture, good showmanship. Faced with the task of making Francis Lederer a figure as exciting to female cinemaddicts as he was to Manhattan theatregoers last year, RKO had major obstacles to overcome. Lederer's strong accent ruled him out as a U. S. character. Because his charm is his appearance of naivete it would have been inappropriate to enroll him in a...

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