Anti-fascism in song: La Marseillaise

November 14, 2015 at 11:39 pm (anti-fascism, cinema, France, good people, islamism, Jim D, solidarity, terror)

The greatest scene from a great anti-fascist film:



  1. John walsh said,

    Beautiful national anthem. Just reading, round up the usual suspects,the making of Casablanca ,(or,everyone comes to ricks) as film buff’s will doubtless know.Will bring book along Jim to next meeting. Let me know. John

  2. Political Tourist said,

    One of the greatest films of all time.

    • Glasgow Working Class said,

      Humphrey Bogart was a socialist. Surprised you liked the film.

  3. Steven Johnston said,

    No doubt if the SWP or the STWC were around back then, they’d have been telling us that life under Hitler wasn’t all bad.

    • Glasgow Working Class said,

      And the Jews were staying in holiday camps with all the mod cons.

  4. Steven Johnston said,

    Just read the English translation to the lyrics…ulp! As socialists should we be singing this one? As it talks about the drenching the fields of France with impure Prussian blood!

  5. John R said,

    • John R said,

      Mirror again. Let’s see if this shows –

  6. Steven Johnston said,

    Also from the Mirror, they were questioning if the game should go ahead. No one asked the French players, the FFA just agreed it should without consulting them. Very poor approach.

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