Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 5, 1934

Wonder Bar (Warner) is the Grand Hotel of musical pictures. It delineates occurrences in an elaborate Paris night club run by Al Wonder (Al Jolson), where a lovely patroness (Kay Francis) bored with her husband, a depraved dancer (Ricardo Cortez) and his svelte partner (Dolores Del Rio), an impoverished financier and the eccentric but high-spirited host involve themselves in the emotional entanglements customarily reserved for one room melodrama.

The room in Wonder Bar is one of the most versatile yet employed as a cinema set. It gives the appearance of containing innumerable tables,...

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