The World in Review and America Today, 1934

Seltzer, Leo
Date Written:  01/01/1934
Year Published:  1982   First Published:  1934
Resource Type:  Film
Cx Number:  CX16674

WFPL newsreel segments that exposed multiple social current event topics.

Abstract:  A compilation film of various extant newsreel footage. The World in Review depicts: World Leaders (Mussolini, Hitler and FDR) preparing for war, Nazi stormtroopers enforcing the anti- Jewish boycott and the march of workers in united front antifascist demonstration and political strike in Paris (February 12, 1934); America Today features: Hans Weidemann (Nazi emissary) protest (May 25, 1933); Washington. D.C. Scottsboro Demonstration (November 7. 1932); Commercial newsreel footage: Fascist parades and Nazi activities in Italy and Germany; March of workers in united front antifascist demonstration and political strike in Paris (February 12, 1934); Attack of deputies on steel strike pickets in Ambridge, Pa. (October 4. 1933); Interception of scab milk shipments by striking Wisconsin dairy farmers (Summer, 1932 or May 1933). Museum of Modern Art. 11 mins.

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