Theater: The New Pictures: Jun. 20, 1932

Firemen, policemen and locomotive engineers are no longer treated in the cinema as heroes. Modern cinema depicts careers of more sophisticated daring, careers of ruffians, lawyers, filles de joie, doctors. Last year reporters were popular because they are considered dissolute and apt at repartee. This year, Broadway colyumists are even more popular for the same reasons. No fewer than three pictures about colyumists appeared last week, with more in prospect.

Love is a Racket (First National) shows Douglas Fairbanks Jr., a likable young journalist, attempting to make friends with a young actress...

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