New Pictures: Apr. 5, 1926

The Barrier. Rex Beach's old novel has been strenuously resuscitated with icebergs, shipwrecks and Lionel Barrymore, all good. It is an Alaskan tale with an army captain and a half-breed girl in the centre of the screen most of the time. Stone, sea water and primitive emotions make sound routine melodrama.

The New Klondike. Thomas Meighan has succeeded in getting a good story. It tells of a major-league baseball player in the spring training camps of Florida. He is a pitcher who gets fired and plunges into real estate. There is of course...

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