Cinema: The New Pictures Aug. 20, 1928

Forgotten Faces. She is sitting at a piano, playing idly. Suddenly, she stops; curls her fingers, tigress-like. There is a man standing near her. She seizes him, pulls him down on her lap, bites the back of his neck, twists a handful of his hair. Then she stands up, arches her spine, leads the man into a bedroom.

Her name is Olga Baklanova; her address is c/o Paramount-Famous-Players-Lasky Corp., Hollywood, Calif. Compared with her, Theda Bara and the oldtime cinema-bad-women were fudge-makers. She was born in Russia and first achieved fame in the Moscow Art Theatre. Morris Guest, shrewd, brought her to...

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