Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 13, 1934

The Girl from Missouri (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). At the outset of this picture, Eadie (Jean Harlow) announces her ambition to stay pure and marry a millionaire. That she finally gets to the altar in that condition can be chalked up as a victory for Censor Joseph Breen, despite the fact that Eadie's character is such as to make ridiculous anything she thinks worth defending.

For cinemaddicts who rate entertainment above ennoblement, Eadie should be an entrancing heroine. From a Midwest roadhouse, where her stepfather urges her to be obliging...

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