Cinema: Also Showing

The Grade Allen Murder Case (Paramount), by the late S. S. Van Dine, refuses to accept murder as a serious business. Gracie calls Philo Vance "Fido," outfootles Sergeant Heath, falls for the murderer, gets the hero jailed. Typical gag: Gracie scrutinizing her own photograph, wondering, "Now, where have I seen that face before?"

Charlie Chan in Reno (Twentieth Century-Fox). A beautiful divorcee gets more than she bargained for, and Charlie Chan II (Sidney Toler) adds another tour to Twentieth Century-Fox's private Baedeker of Crime. He gets the culprit, but there seems to be more chin than Chan in the process.

Unmarried (Paramount) will...

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