Cinema: Nostradamus

Last week thousands of war-worried U.S. citizens strolled from their neighborhood cinemas with a lighter step. These heartened cinemagoers had seen a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer short subject, More About Nostradamus, now playing in some 200 U.S. cinema houses. According to the fabled Renaissance Prophet Nostradamus, Hitler would be licked and everything was going to come out all right.

More About Nostradamus opens with the violation of the tomb of Astrologer Michel de Notredame, court physician to France's King Charles IX. All sequences of the short are narrated while a silent cast plays the scenes. They proceed to tell the story of Nostradamus' life. He...

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