Cinema: The New Pictures: May 11, 1936

Under Two Flags (Twentieth Century-Fox). This great-aunt of all Foreign Legion stories was written in 1867 by Louise de la Ramee (Ouida), performed on the U. S. stage by Blanche Bates, in the silent cinema by Theda Bara (1916) and Priscilla Dean (1922). The current version, costly, handsome and overlong, offers a concession to modernity: Gregory Ratoff, as a Legionnaire, says with a thick Yiddish accent: "We're all supposed to be trying to forget something, but there's so much noise around here I can't remember what it is I'm supposed to forget."...

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