Cinema, Also Showing Aug. 9, 1943

The Constant Nymph (Warner) is a little hoary at the temples. It was in vogue 19 years ago, has been twice filmed. But Margaret Kennedy's pathetic story about an adolescent girl's unrequited love for a middle-aging, married composer still exhales a tender, wistful charm.

This time Joan Fontaine is Tessa, the nubile nymph doomed to love in vain (in Switzerland and England) for 105 cineminutes, and to expire of excess happiness and a heart attack inside of one. Charles Boyer is egocentric Composer Dodd, who does not notice that little Tessa is growing...

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