Fit for a King (RKO-Radio) places Joe E. Brown, his great mouth and banshee yawp in the newspaper business, to the patent disadvantage of all concerned. In the course of his six-reel career he frustrates craven intrigues in a turbulent Graustarkian monarchy, out-halfwits his press rival, Paul Kelly, wins the hand of Puppet Princess Helen Mack.
Alcatraz Island (First National-Warner Bros.). Studio magic simulates the stern Federal penitentiary in San Francisco Bay, involves it in a loose-jointed melodrama acted by John Litel, Ann Sheridan, Mary Maguire, Dick Purcell and Gordon Oliver.
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The Life of Emile Zola (Paul Muni, Joseph Schildkraut).