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Nov 18, 2017

RT @RoyalFamily: To mark The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's 70th Wedding Anniversary, new photographic portraits have been releas…

Nov 18, 2017

Nevertheless, dare I say, the artistic qualities of the movie are obvious and its anti-racism still affecting. This was made nearly 100 years ago in the context of Nazism & the Klan - and still feels touchingly idealistic.

Nov 18, 2017

The propaganda is, sadly, betrayed by the offscreen reality. The great Jewish actor Solomon Mikhoels sings in Yiddish to the baby, but when Stalin unleashed an anti-Semitic terror after the war, Mikhoels was murdered. His part was cut from the film.

Nov 18, 2017

A Soviet curio: the lullaby scene from 1936 movie Circus. A single white mother with a black child flees racism in America & follows the circus to Russia. At its climax, the cast sings to her baby in every language of the USSR. https://t.co/JlNGTXRIln

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