Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 22, 1938

Marie Antoinette (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Married at 14 to the fat grandson (Robert Morley) of Louis XV (John Barrymore), Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) is bored by court life, with a prince too sluggish to produce an heir. She takes to running about town with the sinister Duc d'Orleans (Joseph Schildkraut), a procedure which leads to a chance meeting with a young Swedish nobleman. Count Axel Fersen (Tyrone Power). Axel and Marie do not hit it off very well at first but a year or two later —just after Marie has made the King angry by calling...

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