Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 20, 1937

100 Men & a Girl (Universal). Year ago when Universal Pictures Corp. was on bankruptcy's brink, "Uncle Carl" Laemmle sold it to a group of Manhattan bankers headed by John Cheever Cowdin, who knew as much about the cinema as "Uncle Carl" knew about banking. But their first production, Three Smart Girls (TIME, Dec. 21), was a box-ofifice hit, introducing Deanna Durbin, most promising cinema songstress in years. Last week in her second picture, her first starring role, Songstress Durbin underlined the fact that in her Universal had found its most valuable...

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