Cinema: The New Pictures May 28, 1928

Tempest. The face of John Barrymore is, no doubt, a handsome one. His bare shoulders also have a certain attraction. Observers of Tempest are not allowed to forget these facts, which occupy an inexcusably large amount of the film's footage. So, it is no wonder that the reputedly "gripping" action drags. Mr. Barrymore is Sergeant Ivan Markov, of peasant birth, who attains a lieutenant's commission in the Russian army by hard work and through the influence of a kindly general (George Fawcett). Ivan worships the general's haughty daughter (Camilla Horn), but she treats...