Cinema: Hollyword v. Goebbels

Hollywood v. Goebbels

Hollywood heard some winged words last fortnight. They came from a learned don at Cambridge University, Denis W. Brogan, able historian (of the U.S. and French republics) and professor of political science. Wrote he in the New York Times:

"The movies are innocently the most revolutionary instrument that has come from America since the Declaration of Independence. . . . The United States is now associated all over Europe (and above all in Britain) with a series of visual images that the European peoples find attractive. America is a background to...

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