The New Pictures: Stand up and Fight

Stand Up and Fight (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) continues its manufacturer's determined campaign to make Robert Taylor a he-man by surrounding him with rough associates. In fact, since the cast includes Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane and Wallace Beery, any one of whom is usually considered enough to supply virility for a full-length picture, the cast of Stand Up and Fight amounts practically to an All-American team of heavies.

In addition to being a specimen of rough & tumble drama, Stand Up and Fight is a specimen of period drama. Taylor is an impoverished Maryland squire,...

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