Cinema: The New Pictures: Apr. 29, 1935

Les Miserables (Twentieth Century). When he arrived in Manhattan to gloat over public response to his two latest works (see p. 53), Producer Darryl Zanuck last week told the Press: "The most notable trend in picture-making has been that resulting from the public's cry for cleaner pictures. Efforts of the producers to meet this demand have made possible . . . Copperfield, Miserables, Bengal Lancer, Richelieu. ..." Fortunately for himself and Les Miserables, Producer Zanuck was entirely wrong. Les Miserables starts in the slums, proceeds to a Toulon prison galley and reaches...