Cinema: The New Pictures: Nov. 14, 1932

Scarlet Dawn (Warner). Soviet Russia interests Hollywood profoundly. Most of the major producers feel sure that there is a good scenario somewhere in the Five-Year Plan and they are trying hard to find it. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has spent $200,000 trying to do so without success; whatever Warner Brothers spent on this picture can safely be listed on the wrong side of the ledger also. This is the fault, not of Douglas Fairbanks Jr. who acts in the picture and helped Niven Busch Jr. write an intelligent adaptation from Mary McCall's novel, but of...

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