Cinema: The New Pictures Mar. 10, 1924

Wild Oranges. This screen version of Joseph Hergesheimer's novel carries out with simple but concrete symbolism the very quality of wild oranges—bitter sweet to the first taste, growing more zestful with each bite, or closeup. Its story is that of a man embittered at fate by the sudden loss of his young bride, who hesitates to take the fruit of Eden offered to him in the person of a lonely girl of the Georgia coast, prisoner alike of fear and a maniacal murderer. The man who fears life's traps finally clutches at...

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