Cinema: New Pictures: Jun. 6, 1932

Man About Town (Fox) is shoddy melodrama, with modernistic underacting, about Washington embassies and the U. S. Secret Service. Warner Baxter, a Wartime Secret Service man, has become a gambling big-shot. He meets his best friend's (Conway Tearle's) fiancee (Karen Morley) and at once reforms, returns to the Secret Service. Karen Morley, a woman of action, becomes engaged to Warner Baxter. Conway Tearle is vexed. There is much keen, clipped talk, people being candidly selfish, sinister, caddish with pleased expressions. Back in the Secret Service, Baxter captures a killer-counterfeiter to get his hand...

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