Cinema: The New Pictures: Apr. 6, 1936

13 Hours by Air (Paramount). Rocketing from Newark to San Francisco in a bullet-nosed Boeing are an heiress (Joan Bennett) rushing to intercept her sister's marriage to a cad; the cad's brother (Fred Keating); a bad little boy, his water pistol and his caretaker (Zasu Pitts); the customary gangster, the sleuth trailing him; a transport pilot (Fred MacMurray) returning to duty from a canceled vacation.

Original moves in any story formula as tightly established as the Grand-Hotel-in-Motion must necessarily consist of variations so stylized that, like the moves in chess, they are sensational chiefly...

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