July 10, 2019

Episode 425: It Happened Here (1964)

Special Guest: Peter Suschitzky
Guest Co-Hosts: Wynter Tyson, Caelum Vatnsdal

and Andrew Mollo's It Happened Here (1964) tells the story of Pauline (Pauline Murray), a nurse who lives in a world where the Nazis took over the UK during World War II. At first she goes along with the rule of the Reich until she witnesses -- and unwittingly participates in -- their cruelty, prompting her to join the British Resistance.

Wynter Tyson and Caelum Vatnsdal join Mike to discuss alternate histories, Sinclair Lewis's It Can't Happen Here, and when fascist aliens took over the United States.

This episode features the first part of our interview with cinematographer Peter Suschitzky.

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Links:
Buy How It Happened Here by Kevin Brownlow
Read an interview with Kevin Brownlow by Michael Sragow

Music:
"Bring Me Edelweiss" - Edelweiss

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