COMMONWEALTH: Parliament's Week: Apr. 25, 1927

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Parliament's Week

The Commons—

¶ Could detect no trace of conscious irony or sarcasm in a remarkable defense of U. S. films by that peppery late Victorian, Colonel Josiah Clement Wedgwood, M. P. When a member casually remarked that U. S. films should be barred from England because so many of them are indecent, Colonel Wedgwood leaped up and shouted: "No sir! You are all wrong. Beware that you do not plunge us from the American whirlpool into the French cesspool! Perhaps I...

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