Cinema: Devil's Playground

Devil's Playground (Columbia) lacks novelty of background, U. S. naval deep-sea work having been used before. Jack Dorgan (Richard Dix) is a diver who can stand more subaqueous pressure than anyone else at the San Diego base but blows up handsomely when he finds Bob Mason (Chester Morris) in over-close proximity to Mrs. Dorgan (Dolores Del Rio). After Mrs. Dorgan has told the truth about this situation, Jack goes out to rescue Bob who is wrecked in the submarine Nautilus at a depth of 300 ft. Barring some crude miniature shots, the sequences...

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