CINEMA: Air Lion

Last fortnight the British Lion, which since World War II began has been trying to roar like an airplane engine, took off with a movie glorifying Britain's air defenses. It was called The Lion Has Wings. Conceived by Ian Dalrymple, who scripted The Citadel, edited by American William Hornbeck, produced by Alexander Korda at his Denham lot in twelve crowded days and nights, Britain's first propaganda film of World War II was shown first to the Ministry of Information and the censors. Fearful of disclosing war secrets, they slashed out vast footage,...

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