Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 15, 1934

Peck's Bad Boy (Sol Lesser). Sure of pleasing the Legion of Decency and that large portion of the cinema public which considers Jackie Cooper's pout irresistibly affecting, Producer Sol Lesser quite properly thought it unnecessary to make this picture a faithful transcription of its original. Admirers of George Wilbur Peck's 1883 classic may therefore be disappointed to find it projected upon the screen as an up-to-date tearjerker, in which young Bill Peck experiences every childhood misery known to Hollywood, from a cuff on the ear to forced separation from his mongrel dog....

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