• oldhollywood:

“I left Berlin three days before the Hitler regime commenced (1933), and I was happy to leave, as my nerves were on edge with the tenseness of the political situation all around. I have seen too many starving people in Germany, and starving people are crazy people, willing to clutch at any straw, to follow any leader. Politics in Germany is a vital personal concern. People who have been bosom friends for years do not speak to one another because of differences.”
-Peter Lorre, in a 1934 Chicago Tribune interview about his reasons for emigrating to the U.S.
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    oldhollywood:

    “I left Berlin three days before the Hitler regime commenced (1933), and I was happy to leave, as my nerves were on edge with the tenseness of the political situation all around. I have seen too many starving people in Germany, and starving people are crazy people, willing to clutch at any straw, to follow any leader. Politics in Germany is a vital personal concern. People who have been bosom friends for years do not speak to one another because of differences.”

    -Peter Lorre, in a 1934 Chicago Tribune interview about his reasons for emigrating to the U.S.

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    #1930s  
    #berlin  
    #quote  

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