Metro Movietone Revues

Data
Title:Metro Movietone Revue,” “Metro Movietone Revue,” “Metro Movietone Revue,” and, you guessed it, “Metro Movietone Revue.”
Year: 1929 / 1929 / 1930 / 1930
Length: about 15 minutes each
Starring: Gus Van, Joe Schenck, Harry Rose / George Dewey Washington, Harry Rose / Frances White, Jack Pepper / George Dewey Washington, Jack Pepper

My reaction
Synopsis: various musical acts perform, introduced by an MC
How I saw it: on video (The Broadway Melody bonus feature), yesterday
Concept: Indifferent.
Story: n/a
Characters: n/a
Dialog: Bad.
Pacing: Indifferent.
Cinematography: Bad.
Special effects/design: Bad.
Acting: Terrible.
Music: Good. Some acts are bad, but more of them are great. Jack Pepper is especially delightful.
Subjective Rating: 6/10 (Okay). Entertaining but pointless.
Objective Rating: 1.5/4 (Eh).

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