Cinema: The New Pictures Mar. 10, 1930

Lilies of the Field (First National). Pretty Corinne Griffith talks through her nose in her first sound-picture, playing in a manner saturated with melancholy the role of a young woman who, innocently compromised, has been divorced by her husband. She goes to work as a dancer in a roof garden show and after a while becomes the mistress of the resort's richest habitue. All daring stuff when Miss Griffith made Lilies of the Field as a silent picture, the little plot seems mild enough now, and its denouement, in which the girl...

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