Cinema: The New Pictures: Jan. 29, 1934

I Am Suzanne (Fox), is the third U. S. film made by Lilian Harvey, small, slim English-born actress who made her reputation in a German film, Congress Dances. Like most of Jesse L. Lasky's productions for Fox, it is aimed at what Hollywood calls "class" audiences. Partly a masterpiece and partly a mess, I Am Suzanne is unique among this season's musical pictures because it strives for satiric fantasy instead of a high-priced combination of pornography and farce. Its most important actors are not humans but the Piccoli puppets (TIME, Jan. 22).

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