New Pictures: May 2, 1927

Camille (Norma Talmadge). The Lady of the Camelias was snatched from her period of languishing romance, as originated by Novelist Alexandre Dumas, and flung into the milieu of. flapper costumes, clever subtitles and busy bigness that marks the careers of modern cinema shop girls. But not even by that stratagem did the weak, hackneyed scenario, though it followed artlessly enough the familiar story of the girl who finds her true love but renounces him when she develops lung trouble, gain reality to compensate for dramatic deficiency.

Lovers (Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry). Spanish...

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