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A superior picture, if only by virtue of its two magnificent scenes of evangelistic mummery in a tabernacle, is "The Miracle Woman"…. Here, at least, is some excellent and genuine material of life, striking in its unfamiliarity and effectively presented. The director of the film, Frank Capra, can be congratulated on the skilful handling of these scenes; and there is also merit in the story in so far as it attempts to expose the fakery that goes under the name of evangelism. Its romantic motif, however, leaves much to be desired. With all its adumbrations of a blind boy, formerly an aviator, falling in love with the evangelist, and of his rather theatrical penchant for revealing his mind through a ventriloquist dummy, it never succeeds in ringing true and convincing.

Alexander Bakshy, "Films: 'The Miracle Woman&#x...

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