Yankee Go Home:
George V. Allen, the first director of the United States Information Agency, explains the purpose of his organization and the ways he hopes to counter anti-American propaganda in the popular media, particularly motion pictures. Segments from various Soviet documentary and feature films are examined. Highlights include footage of an international youth festival in Moscow Stadium; scenes from Grigori Alexandrov's film Meeting on the Elbe (1949), which depicts American troops meeting their Soviet counterparts at the Elbe River bridge; a segment from the Soviet feature film The Partisan and a lengthy concluding segment from the Cannes Festival award-winning film The Forty First. (Soviet films are dubbed into English.) USA, 1950, B&W, 45 minutes.
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