The New Pictures, Oct. 30, 1944

Mrs. Parkington (M.G.M.) is the fourth lesson in the Garson-Pidgeon series on true love and enduring marriage (Blossoms in the Dust, Mrs. Miniver, Madame Curie). It discharges an obligation to the Louis Bromfield original by drawing a fine distinction between the robber barons of the '90s, who robbed each other, and the Wall Street wolves of the '30s, who robbed widows and orphans. Another distinction that may strike audiences as more valid is that the barons (most of them) ended up in mansions on Fifth Avenue and the wolves (some of them) in...

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