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Bolshevism on Trial


Thomas Dixon, author of The Klansman, which became the basis for D.W. Griffith's classic film The Birth of a Nation, tackled socialism in Comrades, the book on which this film was based. The story revolves around Norman Worth (Robert Frazer), a captain in the Great War who embraces socialism, believing it can best promote world peace. Along comes Herman Wolff (Leslie Stowe) and his band of followers, who want to buy an island to set up their socialist government. Worth joins them, leases the island of...more