Skip to comments.Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Unconquered"(1947)
Posted on 04/26/2015 11:06:31 AM PDT by ReformationFan
Goddard was also a conservative Republican.
She was? I figured that she was the another Hollywood liberal since she was one of Charlie Chaplin’s wives.
That would have been in the 1930s. A lot of them started out either Dem/liberal early on, but became staunch Republicans later on. Like Reagan.
Another Paramount babe and contemporary of Goddard’s, Dorothy Lamour, was also a conservative Republican.
Interesting. As much as libs hate this fact of reality, truth is politically incorrect.
Really? I always assumed the opposite based on her relationship with Charlie Chaplin. IMHO she was one of the sexiest actresses of that era.
Plus, she was also married in the early-1940s, I believe, to Burgess Meredith, who was a Democrat. I suspect it was indeed later on, in the post-war era, that she likely became a Republican. That was the case with many.
IIRC, the movie ends with a shot of a quote by Ben Franklin:
“Where Liberty is, there is my country.”
A good thing to remember—that what really defines an American is a love of liberty, not an accident of birth.
The problem with slavery occurring was when Anthony Johnston a Black from modern day Angola, was brought to the US in 1619 to work on a tobacco farm. Upon release from servitude he received 50 acres and eventually became a successful farmer with 5 Black indentured servants working for him.
One of them was John Casor who when he was due to be released from servitude was told by Parker that his term was being extended indefinitely. Casor left anyway and went to work for Robert Parker a White farmer. Johnston sued Parker in court in 1654. In 1655 the court decided in Johnstons favor that he could hold Casor indefinitely. By this the court had given judicial sanction for Blacks to own in effect slaves of their own race.
This made Anthony Johnston, a Negro, the first “legal” slaver owner and John Casor also a Negro, the first “legal” slave. Black slavery in America was started by blacks on blacks and abetted by British colonial courts. The rest is history altho this little part is usually conveniently overlooked.
And English actor Boris Karloff plays the frontier Frankenstein monster ...
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