Cinema: The New Pictures May 25, 1925

Welcome Home. Significant character study is the hardest thing to find in the cinema. This picture, adapted from Edna Ferber's and George Kaufman's play Minick, is another fruitless search. The central character is an old man come to live with his married son. The subtleties of old age in the middle classes escaped even the directorial discernment of James Cruze.

The Crackerjack. Johnny Hines is said suddenly to have become popular through the country to the extent of becoming a First National star; also, this picture is his best. He manufactures pickles, sells them by thousands to South American revolutionists, discovers that...

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