Cinema, Jun. 3, 1935

Escape Me Never (British & Dominions). Cinemaddicts who, after Catherine the Great, still have any doubts about the capabilities of Elisabeth Bergner, should find them allayed by this picture. Purposely designed to exhibit her extraordinary versatility, it becomes a sort of steeplechase of the emotions in which, as Gemma, a strangely sophisticated yet completely unworldly waif married to a pompous, self-centred young musical genius, Actress Bergner is called upon to take more spiritual hurdles than occur in any normal lifetime. The hazards of Gemma's career are indicated in the first scene by the fantastic means she uses for walking in on...

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