Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 25, 1932

There is a natural check on the plausibility of Unashamed (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). It is based on a sensational socialite murder case in Philadelphia (TIME, Nov. 23). Edward Allen was acquitted because the jurors felt that a hole in Francis A. Donaldson Ill's side and none in his elbow indicated that he had had his arm raised to strike, hence had been shot in self-defense, and not solely to avenge the honor of Rose Allen. Unashamed omits this angle, justifies the girl and her brother, gives the dead man a bad name but in...

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