Ashes of Vengeance': super-production at the Coronet
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Frank Lloyd (adaptation)
When Empress Catherine of France launches an attack on French Protestants known as Huguenots, the Comte de la Roche saves the life of his enemy, the Huguenot Rupert de Vrieac, by making him...
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Crowds have visited the Coronet during the weekend, some to see again such favourites as Norma Talmadge, Wallace Beery and Conway Tearle, others to witness a film which has not belied the statements made about it. 'Stupendous' is the one word that fittingly describes the picture. The action is a 16th-century one. The theme is one of a great love that overcomes tremendous hate that has endured for generations between two families. Others will be attracted by wonderful pieces of swordplay in the duelling scenes, a few of the many things which make it possible to recommend an early visit to the Coronet. The music, as is usual, is in keeping with the picture, and beautifully rendered.
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