Cinema: The New Pictures Nov. 19, 1928

Shadows of Fear is a testimonial to a short, awkward, massive, bearded, sharp-nosed shadow, that of Émile Zola from whose novel, Thérèse Raquin, the story is accurately taken. How a girl connives with her lover to push her invalid husband into the Seine and how her subsequent life advances with recriminations, nightmares, protests, to a suicide in the dead man's room in the firelight is told on the screen with the beautiful realism that was the movement of Zola's mind. Splendidly acted by a Franco-German company hitherto unknown to the U. S., directed...

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