Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 6, 1938

Kidnapped (Twentieth Century-Fox). In telling this story. Robert Louis Stevenson indulged in a few frank errors. But the only far-reaching one was his foreword, saying ''how little I am touched by the desire of accuracy." For from this offered inch Hollywood was bound to make an ell. The past cinema season has been pretty rough on Stevenson—adding a blonde Kozatsky dancer to the Soviet's Treasure Island (TIME, Jan. 31), flaunting an unimagined Hollywood ingenue in a Technicolored sarong in Ebb Tide (TIME, Nov. 29)—but in Kidnapped, R. L. S. takes the count. Producer Darryl F. Zanuck. the better to display a...

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