Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 26, 1927

Serenade (Adolphe Menjou). It is curious that the cinema, an industry only recently become civilized, should already have produced the rarest and most delicate flower of decadent aristocracy, an example of supreme elegance. It would be unfair to say that Dandy Menjou is an actor as well as an example. All his roles are the same; he wears fine clothes to hide his scrawny shanks; he gets all his effects by raising one corner of his triangular mustaches, by flipping one hand in a small arc to indicate either the tremendous futility...

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