Cinema, Also Showing Mar. 10, 1941

Pépé le Moko (French Production; Arthur Mayer and Joseph Burstyn release) arrived in the U. S. following its tail. Produced during the heyday of the French cinema four years ago, it sired a Hollywood duplicate, Algiers, which finally wakened cinemaddicts to further charms of Hedy Lamarr, who, as Hedy Kiesler, had audiences gulping at her nude prancing and purple passion in the foreign-made Ecstasy.

By rights, the film should just be a dated straggler on the U. S. screen. Yet Director Julien Duvivier's camera has caught such an accurate X-ray of a tortured mind, it deserves a gold star on any...

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