7 August 2017 | ofpsmith
Basically adequate but the acting really brings it down.
Before anybody goes nuts I do understand that this is just a B-movie made in 1931 for the Saturday matinée. But I've seen much better B-movies than this and I'm judging it purely as a movie. The story itself is okay. It's formulaic but it's nothing terrible. What really makes this film suffer is the acting. It's terrible. I don't know who's fault this is but it's pretty distracting that it seems like the actors are trying to remember what their lines are. It also seems like they're trying to decide what emotion to be. Apart from that, there's really not much to say. Like I said before the story is pretty basic and the movie's less than an hour long. Probably the biggest problem besides the acting is the fact that the movie is pretty boring. This one you can probably pass.