Cinema: The New Pictures Oct. 8, 1928

Plastered in Paris. Guffaws will grow among those people who pronounce it "moom pitcher," who view this bad piece about a kleptomaniac ex-soldier at the American Legion convention in Paris. The star is Sammy Cohen, cast as Samuel Nosenbloom.

Excess Baggage. Among cinemaddicts there is a tendency to confuse their aversion to a character with their critical judgment of the actor's exposition. Particularly is this true in the case of William Haines. This cinemactor invariably plays the obnoxious, precocious whiffet who upsets plans, causes heartaches by his wilfulness. In this piece he is...

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