A Nation Aflame
A Nation Aflame ★½ 1937
Anti-Klan film is based on a story by Thomas L. Dixon, the author of “The Clansman,” from which D.W. Griffith made “The Birth of a Nation.” In this story, a con man gains control of the state's government through an ultra-nationalistic secret society, and eventually pays for his corruption. 70m/B VHS . Lila Lee, Noel Madison, Snub Pollard, Norma Trelvar; D: Victor Halperin.