An extraordinary, good, impressive and strong talker. Again fine work by Fritz Lang, and his wife and helper, Thea von Harbou. All the more astonishing as it is Lang's first talker.
As a novel the story [by John Monk Saunders] was known as Single Lady. In Liberty weekly, it was known as Nikki and Her War Birds. As a sensitively neurotic, sometime goofy, somtimes dumb but always…
Playwright Louis Weitzenkorn's strong argument against the scandal type of tabloid newspaper makes a strong talker.
Gracie Fields doesn't exactly suggest sufficient sympathy to hold the romantic lead, but her eccentric singing and dialect-gagging records well.
This story of the Honolulu detective who solves a murder mystery that baffled Scotland Yard and Europe is well directed and aptly photographed. Cast shows smart selection.