Foreign Invasion

Dawn has appeared in the U. S., thoroughly emasculated. A passive audience, brief applause greeted the first Manhattan showing of the British film that had put Parliament in a furor (TIME, March 12). The climactic scene—the execution of Nurse Edith Cavell—has been practically killed. Sybil Thorndike, who plays the role of Nurse Cavell, is shown facing a German firing squad. One German soldier refuses to raise his rifle when the command is given. There is a pause, a blot-out; then the grave of Nurse Cavell is flashed on the screen. In the original...

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