Cinema: The New Pictures Aug. 18, 1930

Rain or Shine (Columbia). For many years in vaudeville and musical shows Joe Cook has been putting over his personal kind of comedy. In this version of an old Broadway revue, now arranged without music to make the wisecracks come closer together, he gives his corn flakes and feed bill monolog, tells about his farm in Texas, introduces a new act about the escape of a gorilla. He is ably assisted and at times equaled by laconic Tom Howard and insanely grinning David Chasen. But the main amusement is by Cook and...

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