Cinema: The New Pictures: Feb. 10, 1936

Rose Marie (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) is based on the sound assumption that cinemaudiences will pay little attention to plot and trimmings if they can hear Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy in full voice. To this end, Rose Marie producers resurrected the highly successful operetta of 1924, added some new songs, framed it in magnificent scenery, let the two leads shift for themselves. Acting with considerable charm, and bursting frequently into song in the midst of Canadian wilds, Miss MacDonald and Mr. Eddy should provoke an even greater box-office triumph than by their first...

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