Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 11, 1934

The Key (Warner). Ireland, in the cinema, is usually represented by 1) "Wearing of the Green" played by bagpipes; or 2) Marion Davies saying "acushla." The Key is, therefore, an Irish experiment. Adapted from the London play by R. Gore Brown and J. L. Hardy, with an imported cast including J. M. Kerrigan, once of the Abbey Players, it tries hard to use the Dublin riots of 1920 as authentic background for a semi-serious melodrama.

Captain Andrew Kerr (Colin Clive) is a British officer stationed at Dublin. His friend Captain Tennant (William Powell),...

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