Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 19, 1933

Ann Carver's Profession (Columbia) is a solemn little problem picture, based on the notion that woman's place is in the home. The banality of this theme is only less startling than the fact that Robert Riskin, who wrote and adapted the story, was clearly under the delusion that he was proposing an explosively novel theory for behavior. This odd combination of circumstances has a peculiar effect. It gives the picture a disarming sincerity; because Fay Wray in a serious emotional role develops a skillful and moving performance, the trite machinations of the...

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