The Bad Movie is Doomed!

November 19, 2010 at 6:29 am (Movie Weekly)

Marie Prevost is our cover girl this week, and here are a couple of glimpses inside that same issue, dated November 17, 1923 – – –

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Edwin Carewe was a better director than prophet. His best-known films were the Dolores Del Rio vehicles Ramona (1928) and Evangeline (1929).

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Anna May Wong offers up a prediction of her own, but doesn’t hit the bulls-eye either. Her career growth would be stunted, largely by 20th-Century queasiness about white screen heroes getting too close to an Asian woman.  This interview might have soothed some of those qualms. But is she being candid here… or just canny?

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– – – Christopher Snowden

 

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