Cinema: The New Pictures: Jan. 27, 1936

Exclusive Story (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) is based, according to advertisements, on revelations made to its producers by Hearstling Martin Mooney, whose jailing for refusing to reveal to a grand jury the sources of his news stories about New York's numbers game, roughly coincided with Exclusive Story's premiere in Manhattan last week. The revelations range from the not particularly astounding information that racketeers browbeat small shopkeepers and sometimes shoot each other, to the more alarming but less plausible hypothesis that the Mono Castle (called in the picture the Mochado} was ignited by a shipload of...

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