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AT LOEW'S STATE

By V. F.

Boston seems to have a plethora of good pictures to offer this week, and Loew's State and Orpheum crashes through with "Night Must Fall." If not in the mood for a thriller, "Night Must Fall' will seem a dull treatise on a pathological nit-wit; on the other hand it may give you the most exciting two hours of entertainment in many moons.

Drawn from Emyln William's stage shocker, the picture is finely filmed and avoids the whodunit pitfalls of most murder stories by the sympathetic performances of its cast. Robert Montgomery is splendid as the killer, and although Rosalind Russel's portrayal of combined fascination and revulsion is rather unpleasant to behold, her performance is excellent. Dane May Whitty is excellent as an unsuspecting hypochondriac, but Merle Tottenham ad Kathleen Harrison lay on the cockney a little too thickly.

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