Cinema: The New Pictures Dec. 17, 1928

Caught in the Fog (talkie) is an uneasy and mildly sarcastic attempt to parody Crook Cinema which, in various disguises, has constituted nearly half of the recent output of Hollywood. Lots of crooks, including May McAvoy, a lady crook, sometimes dumb, sometimes stabbing into speech, come through Florida fog to a deserted houseboat on which the mother of a millionaire's son has left a pearl necklace worth $200,000 in cinema money. Boob detectives supply most of the comedy and Conrad Nagel's voice the best vocal sequences of a gentle melodrama which is parody...

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