Cinema: The New Pictures: Jan. 6, 1936

Dangerous (Warner). After innumerable backstage musicomedies leading the U. S. public to admire the typical Broadway actress as something in the nature of Elsie Dinsmore wearing tap shoes, this picture is an undertaking in which Warner Brothers generously exhibit the reverse of the medal, ornamented by the likeness of a stage lady of a different type. Joyce Heath (Bette Davis) is a minor-league Duse whose talents are impaired by a fondness for drink, lechery and offstage exhibitionism. She drives her husband to despair, causes a young architect (Franchot Tone) to jilt his fiancee...

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