Cinema: The New Pictures: May 10, 1937

Turn Off The Moon (Paramount), first effort of cinema's only woman producer, Mrs. Fanchon Simon, was not planned in the grand manner. By all the gauges Hollywood uses to measure a picture's importance, such as cast names, expensive sets and the fame of writers and directors, it should have remained merely a modest little musical for double bills. By a rare cinematic accident, it successfully refutes its sales bracket. Its gags and tunes are good, its patter fast. Above all it has the unprefigured value which is generated in a musical when most of...

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