Cinema: Vom Winde Verweht

Germans with a few marks to spend trudged to their cinemas last week to get their first official Nazi-eye view of what Americans are like. They saw a bloodcurdling, Grade-B thriller, showing Americans glorying in sin, sadism and corruption. The picture's title: Vom Winde Verweht (Gone With the Wind).

Herr Goebbels' thriller fulfills Adolf Hitler's recipe for Grade-A propaganda: it must be so exaggeratedly simple that the masses will get the point at once. Gone With the Wind is an exaggeratedly simple account of the brutality of American imperialism. A pack of Yankee...

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