Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 29, 1934

Little Friend (Gaumont-British). That any director could take the threadbare situation of the estranged couple being reunited by love for their small daughter and make adult entertainment out of it seems hard to believe. Yet that is precisely what Director Berthold Viertel contrives to do in Little Friend.

Felicity Hughes (Nova Pilbeam) is a thoughtful, slightly neurotic little girl who senses, without defining, the presence of something appallingly ugly in the relations between her father and mother. She learns enough to perceive that Frank Hilliard, an actor whom her mother admires, is...

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