Cinema, Also Showing Jun. 17, 1946

Bad Bascomb (MGM) presents Great Muggers Wallace Beery and Margaret O'Brien in a fight to the finish. She leads him into paths of righteousness; he in turn leads a band of Mormons towards the Promised Land. Histrionically, the battle is a draw. Typical O'Brien low-blow: "Why does your nose run when your feet get wet? Your feet don't run when your nose gets wet." Typical Beery haymaker: bulging the screen full of a face as massively seamed as a relief map. There is also an Indian raid, during which Miss O'Brien routs a brave...

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