Cinema: The New Pictures Jan. 7, 1929

Faces of Children or (U. S. title) Mother of Mine. Once in a while, out of the stream of trade-products, comes a masterpiece—last year The Crowd, this year Faces of Children. It is the first cinema, and one of the few creations in any medium, that gets childhood across. Because of the memory of his dead mother, a boy of ten cannot get used to how things are when his father marries again. His new mother is kind to him, but she has a little daughter whom he has to quarrel with. The struggle of his loyalty against new conditions becomes...

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