Industrial and cultural advances in USA contrasted with Nazi Germany; children sing a song in a church and play
European theater Date:1942 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:Yes
A motion picture film explores the background of World War II. In the United States a view of a large hyrdoelectric dam with water gushing through its gates. Electrical towers of a power plant and a man throwing large switches to activate power. Newspaper headlines: 'Senator oppose the league of nation' and 'Senate passes tariff bill by 44 to 42 vote'. A crowd holds posters of Dewey, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and other leaders. Books of competing ideologies for sales in the United States, including those of democracy, socialism, fascism including Mein Kampf and books about Stalin. Voting time in Germany with Hitler as the only candidate and signs promoting Hitler. Germans casting voting ballots for Hitler. People burning books in Nazi Germany. A church in America or Britiain with close up views of a boys choir singing hymn "Onward Christian Soldiers." Children in America playing at a playground on a jungle gym and slide. A girl makes a drawing of natural scenes. American children smiling, playing, and running.
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