Matinee Monday: Patriotism


One of the things I love about old movies is the fact that they were unabashedly, unashamedly patriotic. There were comedies  like Abbott and Costello’s Buck Privates, there were cartoons, such as Daffy Duck’s Daffy the Commando, and great musicals, such as Jimmy Cagney’s Yankee Doodle Dandy.

Unlike today:

Oh, those wacky college kids! What won’t they think of next?

Contrast the above with this, from This Is The Army:

And folks wonder why I’m so cantankerous!


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