Cinema: The New Pictures Apr. 29, 1929

The Rainbow Man (Sono-Art). A new, independent producing company has probably fulfilled its intention of building a box-office success on the Jazz Singer formula around Minstrel Eddie Dowling. When Dowling's pal, an acrobat, is dying after a fall from a trapeze, he promises to take care of the acrobat's little boy and keeps his promise through some amusing and a number of saccharine episodes, a love affair, and recurrent Irish-tenor melodies. Best shot: the audience in the Arcadia Opera House. Best song: "Sleepy Valley."

The Hole in the Wall (Paramount). A band of...

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