Wednesday October 27, 1937

diary 2

The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster

No post today:

Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:


The Japanese announced the capture of Pingding in Shanxi Province after a three-day battle.

Japan rejected a proposed conference in Brussels to settle the war in China.

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This is the cover date of an issue of the weekly magazine Night and Day that included a notorious review by its editor Graham Greene of the movie Wee Willie Winkie. Greene wrote of nine-year old Shirley Temple‘s “dubious coquetry” and “well-shaped and desirable little body”. 20th Century Fox launched a lawsuit on Temple’s behalf and would win £3,500




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