Cinema: The New Pictures Nov. 26, 1928

The Woman Disputed. In its first scenes this picture gave promise of becoming one of those compact, dreary dramas of the European underworld that have been done so effectively by UFA and Sovkino. Instead, the drama of its one genuine situation—a harlot (Norma Talmadge) suspected of the murder of a suicide—is ignored in favor of a series of patently unreal and cinematic developments in which the lady, reformed, is called upon to perform for the sake of her country an act which patriotism unconvincingly transforms from a two-rouble incident to a Holy...

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