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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

curated: the propaganda films that served Britain well in WWII are hurting in the Brexit era

It’s time to let go of that (false) rosy view of the past.


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  • Tonio Kruger

    As others have noted on the Net, it has probably gone on longer than that.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doe7UOjZ7m4

  • Bluejay

    From the article: “Churchill gave grand-eloquent speeches.” Grand-eloquent? Heh. Cool malapropism.

  • Tonio Kruger

    Silly English language. Always making people with poor proofreading skills look foolish…

  • Bluejay

    …So do yourself a flavor and follow these two Pisces of advice:
    One: There is no prostitute for careful editing.
    And three: When it comes to proofreading,
    the red penis your friend.

    — Taylor Mali, “The The Impotence of Proofreading”

  • RogerBW

    I’ve run a WWII propaganda triple-bill before: Triumph of the Will, Aleksandr Nevskiy, and Went the Day Well. By the time people have got to the third film, they’re alert to the manipulative tricks…

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