Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 18, 1939

The Rains Came (20th Century-Fox) suggests that, unless Producer Darryl Francis Zanuck abates his enthusiasm for bigger & better cinema catastrophes, the upshot may well have to be an autobiography culminating in the destruction by brimstone of the 20th Century-Fox studios. Life in the native Indian state of Ranchipur is going on placidly until the rains come. Then a San Francisco earthquake breaks the dam at the most inopportune moment, inundating Ranchipur in a flood more terrible, if less widespread, than that of The Green Pastures. A plague of Yellow Jack virulence breaks...

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