At Melbourne, Australia, cinema censors grew wrathy at a preliminary showing of The Big Parade.
As unending motor truck lines of U. S.-cinema-soldier-actors flickered on the screen, it became self-evident that, should the picture be released, many an Australian moviegoer might forget that less than l/70th of the soldiers killed during the World War were U. S. citizens.
The Australian censors, long of memory, refused to pass the film, declared it "replete with excessive and offensive U. S. propaganda."
At London, editors upheld the Australian view with Yank-seering diatribes. In Allied countries The Big Parade...