Cinema: What Every Woman Knows

What Every Woman Knows (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) is that many a wife is responsible for her husband's success. The neat and genial comedy in which Sir James Barrie expressed this sentiment was first produced in the U. S. in 1908 with Maude Adams playing the lead, revived in 1926 for Helen Hayes. Helen Hayes has the same part in the cinema version— that of Maggie Wylie who marries a solemn young Scot against his will, helps him get elected to Parliament, manages his career for him so unobtrusively that he considers his accomplishments inspired by...