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GABIN-3 - one "Pepe Le Moko"--World Theater Pepe le Moko...
one "Pepe Le Moko"--World Theater Pepe le Moko is the original, inatiori or emotions that may French production of the novel by D'Ashelbe, done in Hollywood Hollywood with Charles Boyer and rr and called Al- Hedy gicrs. The French do not stop to bother with the technical details that the American director is aroused by fine shadings as as bold outling? But superlatives become clich- and oure. unadulterated es, pure praise, unnecessary. We have only one major fault to find Pepe le Moko and Jean Gabin. U i A JL · hung noted for . O n the contrary, they And that is the abominable Eng- arouse the emotions of their au- lish titles!. Why, oh whv - -. J ^ - I -- _ # diences by the superb acting of such titles as "She's sure a . ., . . . . * the cast, by the realism rather number" allowed to desecrate I of trates their sets, design, photog- French language, whole But on the we thoroughly enjoyed raphy, and make-up. American Pepe le Moko, fell madly in critics have said that Pepe le with Jean Gabin, and can easily Moko has a tendency to drag on understand the "3,000 and on with none of the breath- who would mourn Pepe's lessness which drove on Algiers, mise." Have American critics no imag- X. S.

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  1. Barnard Bulletin,
  2. 11 Mar 1941, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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