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Review: 'Mississippi'

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Paramount obviously couldn't make up its mind what it wanted to do with this film; it's rambling and hokey. For a few moments it's sheer farce, for a few moments it's romance. And it never jells.

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Review: 'Barbary Coast'

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Sam Goldwyn picked Barbary Coast as a title and called in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur to write a story to fit. Result is a picture that has all it takes to get along in thoroughbred company.

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Review: 'The 39 Steps'

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Gaumont has a zippy, punchy, romantic melodrama in The 39 Steps. Story is by John Buchan. It's melodrama and at times far-fetched and improbable, but the story twists and spins artfully from one…

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Review: 'Judge Priest'

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Difficult, beforehand, to reconcile the idea of Irvin Cobb's Judge Priest with Will Rogers. Cobb's long series of stories have suggested another type; portly, slightly pompous on occasion and…

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