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BOX OFFICE SUCCESSES OF 1933.

The most authoritative survey of box office successes in the United States of America and Canada — that of the 'Motion Picture Herald'— is to hand for 1933 and

lists the pictures that were most popular with audiences in those places as fol lows: — 'I'm No Angel' (Paramount). 'Cavalcade' (Fox). 'Gold Diggers of 1933' (Warner Bros. First National). 'Little Women' (Radio). '42nd Street' (Warner Bros.-First National). 'Tell Me Tonight' (Gaumount British Ufa Production and Universal re lease). 'Tugboat Annie' (MetroGoldwyn Mayer). 'State Fair' (Fox). 'Maedchen in Uniform' (Roelich pro duction and Krimsky-Codiran re lease). 'Rasputin and the Empress' (Metro Goldwyn-Mayer ) . 'Animal Kingdom' (Radio). 'The Private Life of Henry V1U' (London Films production and United Artists release). 'The Kid from Spain' (Samuel .Gold wyn production and United Artists release). These films were chosen from those ex hibited between January 1 and Decem ber 31, 1933, in 8,000 theatres in 157 cities in the United States and Canada and the figures are quite reliable. It is of great interest in view of the advance of British films to see, for the first time, one entirely English production ('Henry VIII.') in this select list. One Anglo-German picture ('Tell Me Tonight') and one German film ('Maedchen in Uniform') completed the non-Hollywood representation— the high est in history — truly a sign that at last the monopoly, formerly held by Hollywood as the only place from where good films came, is ended. — S.C.R.

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