Seen on 35 mm at Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis. Surprisingly well-acted and emotionally real, without losing its cheesy 80's edge.
Oh I am so in awe of this beautiful movie!! I absolutely loved the central pair. Renee Adoree was doe-eyed and soulful, and John Gilbert totally made me swoon, even when he was wearing a little too much lipstick. Gilbert stars as Jim Apperson, who joins the Army on a whim just as the US has entered into World War I (of course, this is referred to as The Great War in the picture, since it came out in 1925,…