Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 9, 1937

Ourselves Alone (Gaumont-British), whose title is a free translation of the Gaelic Sinn Fein, differs from Hollywood investigations of that Irish revolutionary group by approaching it from a temperate and somewhat more realistic British viewpoint. Not entirely neglecting the poetry of The Informer and The Plough And The Stars or the star-crossed romance of Beloved Enemy, Ourselves Alone is concerned chiefly with the hard lot of the

Black-&-Tans, those hard-bitten ex-Army men who were sent to Ireland in 1920 to shoot it out with the Nationalist guerrillas. Irish County Inspector Hannay (John...

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