On this day: the premiere of Vigil in the Night

The 1940 Carole Lombard film Vigil in the Night had its premiere on the 9th of February 1940. The American version was censored by a then pro-Fascist Hollywood whose censors tried to stop Americans from wanting to help Britain.

The 1940 Carole Lombard film Vigil in the Night had its premiere on the 9th of February.

The film is one of many that saw different versions released in the United States and Britain, due to the Second World War.

The American version was censored by a then pro-Fascist Hollywood, whose censors tried to stop Americans from wanting to help Britain fight the Nazis.

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One thought on “On this day: the premiere of Vigil in the Night

  1. […] Prior to Pearl Harbor many in the United States supported Hitler, and even movies imported from Britain had anti-Nazi scenes edited out of them before their US release. […]

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