Cinema: The New Pictures: May 16, 1932

The Cry of the World (International Film Foundation) is an intelligent and heterogeneous compilation of newsreel shots on such matters as the War, Prohibition, U. S. Crime, Disarmament Conferences, Gandhi, Mussolini, Hoover. Hitler, the Japanese at Shanghai. Its grandiose title is meaningless and misleading. The picture is improved by its lack of a theme; the pleasure of watching it is analogous to that of reading the headlines of old newspapers. Good shots: Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. looking out of his window; Mahatma Gandhi with one finger on his nose; Mrs. Charles H. Sabin...

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