Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 3, 1928

Homecoming. If you were told that this picture tells of the return of two soldiers, one married and one unmarried, and how the unmarried one gets home first and goes up the winding stairs to the door which the wife of the other opens for him, you would think of "Enoch Arden" or foresee at least the old pattern of passion, quarrel, and reconciliation. And since all stories are old stories, the pattern you foresaw is here, but since some never become familiar you would hardly foresee the patient, particular realism which makes this German "Enoch Arden" into living, modern truth,...

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