Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 15, 1937

Michael Sirogoff (RKO) starts with a battle and ends with a siege. The body of the picture contains a massacre, a fight between a bear and a man, two horse-whippings, several murders, the spectacle of an executioner drawing a red-hot sword across a man's eyes and a sort of chariot derby between three-horse Russian droshkies. Winding through these and other divertissements, which make it easily the most eventful blood-&-thunder spectacle of the current season, is Jules Verne's 61-year-old story of a courier sent by the Russian Tsar to tell the Grand Duke, commanding...

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