Cinema: Also Showing

The Biscuit Eater (Paramount). A biscuit eater is a retriever who instead of fetching back game for his master to eat, eats it himself. This unsporting behavior puts the cur outside the pale. Few sportsmen will credit this sentimental tale in which the "love and patience" of two boys turn a born biscuit eater into a total abstainer and top-notch bird dog. But nearly everybody will enjoy the performances of the biscuit cater (Promise), the colored boy (Cordell Hickman), the white boy (Billy Lee) and the field trials filmed in Albany, Ga.

The House of the Seven Gables (Universal) will enable people...

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