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Quote of the Day

"We all have the right to be free from the interference of petty, small-minded, single-track dirty sniffers who feel that they have to justify their official existence. The motion picture industry is often faced by pressures from narrow, ignorant individuals and groups. Some of them may have the best intentions in the world. But it’s a mistake to take that pressure lying down."

— Samuel Goldwyn on HUAC, from the documentary "Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies"


Posted at 03:22 PM on Sat. Mar 07, 2009 in category Quote of the Day, Movies - The Oscars  
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Mister B wrote:

Reading that quote, it seems appropriate then that Hollywood gets so much pressure from the right-wing talking heads.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Comment posted on Sun. Mar 08, 2009 at 03:14 PM

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