People go to the cinema 1) to keep cool; 2) to be in the dark; 3) to kill time; 4) to be entertained.

Those in category No. 4 may well feel the need of a chart:

The Racket (Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost)—The best of the liquor and lawlessness films.

The Actress (Norma Shearer)—A tenderly accurate version of Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's play, Trelawney of the Wells.

The Red Dance (Dolores Del Rio and Charles Farrell)—Good acting on the subject of the Russian revolution. Somewhat sentimental.* The Magnificent Flirt (Florence Vidor) —Modern, silken, original, with a Parisian setting.

Chicken a la King (Ford Sterling and...

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