Okay, Britain 1950 as seen in the 1928 film High Treason. Never heard of it? Not surprised. It was one of the earliest of the talking pictures and the studio was so nervous about its chances that they not only made a talking version, but a silent one as well just in case.
Maybe that's just as well, seeing as one critic said about one performance,
Does Mr. Goddard still think that a stutter adds to the humour of a character, or is this the effect of the sound reproduction?
It was also a film that was so overtly anti-
Very peace loving, indeed.
For our purposes, however, we're more interested in the future London skyline. I'll be the first to admit that it's a truly frightening jumble of brick and mortar, but it's streets ahead of the real-
And there's not a Ferris wheel or Millennium Dome in sight.