Hollywood vs. Fascism | Silver Screenings

If only it was just in the 1940s. Fascism is capable of a kind of plasticity so that in various forms it lingers today. There are areas where the gruesome original lurks about today.

Rogues & Vagabonds

Conrad Veidt & Claude Rains in Casablanca Conrad Veidt & Claude Rains in Casablanca

Stories about fighting fascists always make for fascinating movies.Look at the legendary Casablanca (1942), for instance, or the low-key but surprisingly tense The Mortal Storm (1940). Like many Hollywood war films of the early 1940s, these productions have…

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