Cinema: The New Pictures: Dec. 14, 1936

Winterset (RKO) is Maxwell Anderson's play, transferred to the screen by Producer Pandro S. Herman with such honesty, intelligence and skill that it betters its original. By abbreviating some of Author Anderson's less appropriate flights of poetry, Anthony Veiller, who wrote the screen play, improved the dialog. RKO's art director, Van Nest Polglase, taking his key from the stage sets designed by Jo

Mielziner, extended the gloomy back ground of the shadows and cellars under a big city bridge to fit the wider range of Cameraman Peverell Marley's lenses.

Against this background,...

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