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The Outlook Archives
By A.M. Sherwood
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  • The Outlook
    Total Archives: 42 Years, 1,884 Issues, 61,514 Articles, 98,173pp
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Last Command (1928 Film), by Josef von Sternberg
      1. The Last Command (1928 Film) by Josef von Sternberg
      2. Beau Sabreur (1928 Film) by John Waters
      3. The Divine Woman (1928 Film) by Victor Sjostrom
      4. The Circus (1928 Film) by Charles Chaplin
      The Outlook
      , February 8, 1928, pp. 228-229 - PDF
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      Drums of Love (1928 Film), by D.W. Griffith
      1. Drums of Love (1928 Film) by D.W. Griffith
      2. Chicago (1927 Film) by Frank Urson
      3. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928 Film) by Malcolm St. Clair
      4. 13 Washington Square~~Thirteen Washington Square (1928 Film) by Melville W. Brown
      The Outlook
      , February 15, 1928, p. 266 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Sadie Thompson (1928 Film), by Raoul Walsh
      1. Sadie Thompson (1928 Film) by Raoul Walsh
      2. Simba: The King of the Beasts (1928 Film) by Martin E. Johnson
      3. Love Me and the World Is Mine (1928 Film) by Ewald Andre Dupont
      The Outlook
      , February 22, 1928, p. 307 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1928 Film), by F.W. Murnau
      1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1928 Film) by F.W. Murnau
      2. Rose-Marie (1928 Film) by Lucien Hubbard
      3. That's My Daddy (1928 Film) by Fred C. Newmeyer
      The Outlook
      , February 29, 1928, pp. 350-351 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Four Sons (1928 Film), by John Ford
      1. Four Sons (1928 Film) by John Ford
      2. The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands (1928 Film) by Walter Summers
      3. A Girl in Every Port (1928 Film) by Howard Hawks
      The Outlook
      , March 7, 1928, p. 384 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Crowd (1928 Film), by King Vidor
      1. The Crowd (1928 Film) by King Vidor
      2. The Last Moment (1928 Film) by Pal Fejos
      3. The Latest from Paris (1928 Film) by Sam Wood
      4. Soft Living (1928 Film) by James Tinling
      The Outlook
      , March 14, 1928, p. 425 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Mother Machree (1928 Film), by Rida Johnson Young and Gertrude Orr
      1. Mother Machree (1928 Film) by Rida Johnson Young and Gertrude Orr
      2. The Showdown (1928 Film) by Victor Schertzinger
      3. Finders Keepers (1928 Film) by Wesley Ruggles and Otis Thayer
      4. The Smart Set (1928 Film) by Jack Conway
      The Outlook
      , March 21, 1928, pp. 467-468 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Dressed to Kill (1928 Film), by Irving Cummings
      1. Dressed to Kill (1928 Film) by Irving Cummings
      2. The Secret Hour (1928 Film) by Rowland V. Lee
      3. The Count of Ten (1928 Film) by James Flood
      4. Czar Ivan the Terrible (1909 Film) by Vasili Goncharov and Yakov Protazanov
      The Outlook
      , March 28, 1928, p. 505 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Trail of '98 (1928 Film), by Clarence Brown
      1. The Trail of '98 (1928 Film) by Clarence Brown
      2. The Noose (1928 Film) by John Francis Dillon
      3. Tenderloin (1928 Film) by Michael Curtiz
      4. The Legion of the Condemned (1928 Film) by William A. Wellman
      The Outlook
      , April 4, 1928, p. 549 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Two Lovers (1928 Film), by Fred Niblo
      1. Two Lovers (1928 Film) by Fred Niblo
      2. The Big City (1928 Film) by Tod Browning
      3. Red Hair (1928 Film) by Clarence G. Badger
      4. We Americans (1928 Film) by Edward Sloman
      The Outlook
      , April 11, 1928, p. 587 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Doomsday (1928 Film), by Rowland V. Lee
      1. Doomsday (1928 Film) by Rowland V. Lee
      2. Children of No Importance (1926 Film) by Gerhard Lamprecht
      3. Stand and Deliver (1928 Film) by Donald Crisp
      The Outlook
      , April 18, 1928, p. 627 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Speedy (1928 Film), by Ted Wilde
      1. Speedy (1928 Film) by Ted Wilde
      2. Street Angel (1928 Film) by Frank Borzage
      3. The Chaser (1928 Film) by Harry Langdon
      4. Skyscraper (1928 Film) by Howard Higgin
      The Outlook
      , April 25, 1928, p. 667 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Love (1927 Film), by Edmund Goulding
      1. Love (1927 Film) by Edmund Goulding
      2. Tartuffe the Hypocrite (1926 Film) by F.W. Murnau
      3. A Night of Mystery (1928 Film) by Hobart Henley
      The Outlook
      , May 2, 1928, p. 24 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Abie's Irish Rose (1928 Film), by Victor Fleming
      1. Abie's Irish Rose (1928 Film) by Victor Fleming
      2. Three Sinners (1928 Film) by Rowland V. Lee
      3. Burning Daylight (1928 Film) by Charles Brabin
      4. The Patsy (1928 Film) by King Vidor
      The Outlook
      , May 9, 1928, p. 65 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Man Who Laughs (1928 Film), by Paul Leni
      1. The Man Who Laughs (1928 Film) by Paul Leni
      2. Glorious Betsy (1928 Film) by Alan Crosland
      3. Partners in Crime (1928 Film) by Frank R. Strayer
      The Outlook
      , May 16, 1928, p. 105 - PDF
      1. The Man Who Laughs (1928 Film) by Paul Leni
      2. Glorious Betsy (1928 Film) by Alan Crosland
      3. Partners in Crime (1928 Film) by Frank R. Strayer
      The Outlook
      , May 23, 1928, p. 145 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Big Noise (1928 Film), by Allan Dwan
      1. The Big Noise (1928 Film) by Allan Dwan
      2. Kentucky Courage (1928 Film) by Alfred Santell
      3. Hangman's House (1928 Film) by Malcolm Stuart Boylan and Brian Oswal...
      4. The Raider 'Emden' (1928 Film)
      The Outlook
      , May 30, 1928, p. 186 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Tempest (1928 Film), by Sam Taylor
      1. Tempest (1928 Film) by Sam Taylor
      2. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928 Film) by Charles Reisner and Buster Keaton
      3. Ramona (1928 Film) by Edwin Carewe
      4. Something Always Happens (1928 Film) by Frank Tuttle
      The Outlook
      , June 6, 1928, p. 227 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      Street of Sin (1928 Film), by Mauritz Stiller
      1. Street of Sin (1928 Film) by Mauritz Stiller
      2. The End of St. Petersburg (1927 Film) by Vsevolod Pudovkin and Mikhail Doller
      3. The News Parade (1928 Film) by David Butler
      4. The Triumph of the Rat (1928 Film) by Graham Cutts
      The Outlook
      , June 13, 1928, pp. 268-269 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Fazil (1928 Film), by Howard Hawks
      1. Fazil (1928 Film) by Howard Hawks
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      3. The Dragnet (1928 Film) by Josef von Sternberg
      The Outlook
      , June 20, 1928, p. 307 - PDF