(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)
Went to see “Smilin’ Through” with Norma Sherer and Frederic March – Very sweet and sad! Quite a few snifflers in the audience and I would have been one but I knew what was coming in the story and called up the old self control!
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
Winston Churchill warned that Nazi Germany was a greater threat to peace than the war in Abyssinia. “We cannot afford to see Nazidom in its present phase of cruelty and intolerance, with all its hatreds and all its gleaming weapons, paramount in Europe at the present time”, he told the House of Commons.