Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 24, 1936

Girls' Dormitory (Twentieth Century-Fox). Although Herbert Marshall and Ruth Chatterton are billed above her, Simone Simon is the star of this picture. Producer Darryl Zanuck designed it expressly to provide a vehicle for her U. S. debut, and Screenwriter Gene Markey and Director Irving Cummings have intelligently fitted the material to her talents. As Marie Claudel, an undergraduate in a European seminary, she loves Stephen Dominik (Herbert Marshall), the head of the school. When a romantic, unsigned letter in her handwriting, addressed "My One and Only Love . . ." is fished...

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