Cinema: Offensive

According to the Gallup Poll, 84% of U. S. citizens want Germany to lose World War II, and Hollywood is no more neutral than anyone else. But Hollywood is in business, and the strongest superstition of the augurs and warlocks who preside over the industry's trade journals and nurture the industry's various hunches about what the U. S. public wants is that it does not want "war pictures." What this category includes, outside bad pictures like Beasts of Berlin and Confessions of a Nazi Spy, no one knows, but fact remains that few producers...

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