Cinema: The New Pictures: Feb. 8, 1937

Masquerade in Vienna (George Kraska) is based upon an episode in the life of Franz von Reznicek, who was the Peter Arno of Austria 40 years ago. Made in Europe in 1934, the film was bought by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and reproduced completely year and a half ago as Escapade, with Luise Rainer in the lead. So good was MGM's job that Actress Rainer was catapulted to Hollywood stardom. Meanwhile the original cinema was winning acclaim in Europe. Last week, with Escapade well out of the way, MGM allowed the original Masquerade in Vienna to appear...

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