Kathleen Norris' famous novel, 'Butterfly,' has been converted to the screen with remarkable fidelity in the Clarence Brown- Universal Jewel picturization of the story, which had its local opening at the World Theatre last night. Laura La Plante handles the title role. Ruth Clifford acts as her older sister, Norman Kerry as the violinist. The remaining five major characters are portrayed by Kenneth Harlan, Cesare Gravina, Margaret Livingston, T. Roy Barnes and Freeman Wood. It is more like a human document than a carefully arranged photoplay production, a real triumph of direction for Clarence Brown.
Butterfly': Norris' 'Butterfly' at the World
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