Skip to comments.The Chilling History Of How Hollywood Helped Hitler (Exclusive)
Posted on 07/31/2013 8:51:54 AM PDT by Biggirl
In devastating detail, an excerpt from a controversial new book reveals how the big studios, desperate to protect German business, let Nazis censor scripts, remove credits from Jews, get movies stopped and even force one MGM executive to divorce his Jewish wife.
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We shouldn’t get overly excited about this old news. It is not as if Hollyweird was the ONLY US group helping Hitler. Standard Oil, the Kennedys, Lindbergh, father Coughlin, all sorts of folks wanted Hitler to succeed and were delighted to support him.
I wondered why there was not a screen adaptation
of Remarque’s “The Road Back”.
Every symptom of PTSD is portrayed in this alternate
ending to “All quiet on the western fromt.
They did this with the Soviet Union as well, even in the 1980s the Communists could influence and alter projects and just like with Islam and all these years of war, and the Vietnam war, Hollywood can handle censoring itself to make propaganda.
Amerika was one of those from the 1980s.
Hindsight is 20/20....and do keep in mind that at that time Hitler was far from being the only anti-semitic leader in Europe.
They were far more concerned about Bolshevism (and justifiably so), and they saw at the time Hitler as a buffer against it.
Think not. Cambodia, the USSR, the People's Republic or China. The last 2, at least, murdered far more people, in absolute numbers, than did Hitler. Cambodia murdered more on a relative scale, I believe, and did it to their own people.
Fidel will never hang for his crimes.
Cry me a river about Hollywood helping Hitler, they are still doing it to his spiritual successors.
Mein Kampf was published in 1923. It laid out the entire vision of what Hitler wanted to do. It is not hindsight to say that Germany should have known. the truth is that Europeans have hated Jews for a very very long time (and frankly still do). They would do anything to rid themselves of the problem which is why Hiitler was so attractive.
To think that there is a fundamental difference between NAZI thought and the ‘bolshveks’ is nonsense. It demonstrates a lack of understanding of both forms of government. They are BOTH totalitarian in nature. They are anti-Christian as well as anti-Semitic. The rhetoric may sound different but both are anti-freedom and anti-liberty.
You forgot to include Prescott Bush...
You and I both know that, but back then, people weren’t as discerning.
And it’s true, racial theories in that day had a lot more play than they do now.
The communists were the big influence in Hollywood. “Hollywood Party”- Billingsley
Well, the Nazis were just Socialists, ya know.
National SOCIALISM is just the endpoint of government control.
Someone has to be in charge of Socialism, and they have to have their enemies, so a few Jews (in this case) may have to be eliminated for the progress of the cause!
Bingo. They are both means to an end, and nothing more. That was true in the 1920's, and it is true today.
The only difference between then and now is that today's Bolsheviks go by a different name.
The question I have is, why did the Drudereport website “red-lettered” the article then?
Could it be because this is now the dog days of summer?
One thing they all have in common, they have given themselves over to Evil.
In fairness, I did take a blow-off class on film history in college, and they DID cover this.
Include him in what, a DU discussion?
Here is an example of the Amerika miniseries controversy.
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