Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 23, 1933

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Tillie and Gus (Paramount). Tillie (Alison Skipworth) is the dilapidated proprietress of a waterfront gambling house in China. Gus (W. C. Fields) is a down-at-heels Alaskan gambler, who has just escaped being lynched for murder. Long since divorced, Gus and Tillie are reunited by the terms of Tillie's brother's will: he bequeaths them an antique mortgage-ridden ferryboat. Living on the boat when Tillie and Gus come to claim it are Tillie's niece (Jacqueline Wells), her husband and an imperturbable infant (Baby LeRoy). It becomes necessary, in order to thwart a rival...

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