Cinema: New Picture, Feb. 10, 1941

So Ends Our Night (United Artists).

Montana's isolationist Senator Burton Kendall Wheeler one day last month threatened a legislative crackdown on cinemen for "carrying on a violent propaganda campaign intending to incite the American people to . . . war."

Quick to placate the troubled Senator were Hollywood spokesmen. Few anti-Nazi films were in production. Reason: from Warner Bros.' sensational Confessions of a Nazi Spy to Charlie Chaplin's $2,000,000 satire, The Great Dictator, anti-Nazi films have been disappointing at the box office. Reason: they were too depressing.

Released this week was an anti-Nazi...

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