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Review: 'Man of Aran'

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Colman King, Maggie Dirrane, and Michael Dillane are the central characters. They are not actors, but natives of the barren, sea-beaten islands off the western coast of Ireland, where this picture…

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Review: 'Duck Soup'

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Practically everybody wants a good laugh right now and "Duck Soup" should make practically everybody laugh. It is humorous in the typical Marx Bros. style, a style that happens to be popular. Picture…

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Review: 'King Kong'

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That it lends itself so freely and readily to 12-cylinder exploiting is "King Kong's" ace in the hole. If properly handled the picture should gather good grosses in a walk. Film appeals to the…

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Review: 'Cavalcade'

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Here's a big, brave and beautiful picture. It's pretty certain and solid road show material. It'll call forth all the adjectives the critical boys in the dailies can think up. It'll bring Fox and…

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Review: 'Supernatural'

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A 65-minute ghost story [by Garnett Weston] that dies after the first half hour. Up to the turning point there's some excitement, but the authors and director fall into the usual traps and put too…

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Review: 'Penthouse'

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It's a sugar-coated gang story, but worked out indirectly, the underworld plot developing as secondary to a romantic tale, two rather surefire elements teamed in a rather shrewd treatment…

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