Cinema: Last Word

For the U. S. Government, the sinking of the U. S. gunboat Panay by Japanese bombers on December 12 is officially a closed incident. But to the U. S. public, which knew that two newsreel cameramen were among the Panay survivors, all the evidence was not officially in until the newsreels arrived. Last week, after a record ten-day rush from Shanghai via U. S. destroyer, China Clipper and cross-country plane. Movietone and Universal reels gave the last word on what happened to the Panay,

First audience sat mute, wide-eyed. Most of them were...

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