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Anthony Adverse Reviews

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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Fredric March as Adverse is an ace choice, playing the role to the hilt.
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TIME Magazine
March 26, 2013
Readers wondered how those cinemen would succeed in putting the whole story into a single picture. As revealed last week, the answer is extremely simple. Warner Brothers do not succeed in anything of the sort because they do not try.

TV Guide
January 31, 2012
Lavish but overlong.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
March 25, 2006
We found it a bulky, rambling and indecisive photoplay which has not merely taken liberties with the letter of the original but with its spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
An early stab at the swashbuckler from Warner Brothers, which proved popular at the time but hasn't improved with age.
Emanuel Levy
July 17, 2005
Though well-acted by Fredric March, Claude Rains and Sondergaard, LeRoy's lavish adventure is overlong and not particularly involving, despite a globetrotting plot (Cuba, Africa, Paris, and America) that spans decades.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 8, 2004
Certainly doesn't hold up very well for modern viewers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

May 24, 2003
Lame, over ambitious attempt at a globetrotting swashbuckler.
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