Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 5, 1936

Ramona (Twentieth Century-Fox). The cinema's recent investigation of the U. S. past including to date The Gorgeous Hussy, Robin Hood of Eldorado, Hearts Divided, The Plainsman, The Texas Rangers, Last of the Mohicans and Daniel Boone (see col. 3), now broadens to include Novelist Helen Hunt Jackson's quiet classic about a ranch-girl's love-life in the San Jacinto mountains, circa 1870. Ramona herself is half-historical, half-fictional, half-white and half-Indian, but there is nothing halfway in the manner in which Twentieth Century-Fox has handled her biography. It has used the simple framework as a...

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