Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

I wasn't sure if I would like this film. I mean, sure, it has Ramon Novarro in it (always a plus), but a picture about a young man going to study in Germany? My ignorance led me astray - it is actually a very enjoyable love story, with strong if not terribly complex characters. The ending surprised me, and in a way made me like it more. Ramon was at his charismatic best, and Norma Shearer drew real emotion into her portrayal of Kathi.

I give this one:

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