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Ian Scott
Henry Thompson

made in an interview published in the Sunday Times in July 2010,79 in which he described Hitler as a ‘Frankenstein’ but that the monster also needed a Dr Frankenstein: the implication being that others both inside and outside Germany, including American industrialists, assisted with Hitler’s rise to power. Stone also bluntly suggested that Hitler may have done more damage to the Russian people than he did to the Jews. The American Jewish Committee was quick to claim that Stone had effectively ‘outed’ himself as an anti-​Semite.80 A swift apology on the same day was

in The cinema of Oliver Stone
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Yale’s Chronicles of America
Roberta E. Pearson

the collective bogey men of the white American psyche: Bolsheviks; labour agitators; the non-white races and so forth. This displacement permits the broadening of that dominant white psyche to include those viewers who under other circumstances may not have been granted the accolade of whiteness: the Irish, Jews, Southern and Eastern Europeans. But appealing to the whiteness of these viewers necessitated

in Memory and popular film
James Downs

played Prince Albert, Frederick Benfer, actually married Jenny Jugo a few years after the war. At the time Mädchenjahre einer Königin was showing on German screens, rumours were already starting to circulate among cinemagoers about Wohlbrück’s departure from Germany. 5 As a homosexual and a Mischling , or half-Jew, he was in a dangerous position and it remains unclear as to why he did not leave sooner

in The British monarchy on screen
Mia-Marie Hammarlin

that he was presented as ‘one of those who eat little children for breakfast’. Maja Lundgren said that she was portrayed as a lunatic, a hysterical woman, and was transformed into a scapegoat, while Tiina Rosenberg argued that she, like Frankenstein’s monster, became evil personified. Another affected individual claimed that the scandal left a mark on the entire family, comparing the experience to the In the middle of the media storm 41 persecution of Jews and Roma. Variations on the words sickness and death recurred in the interviews, for instance in connection

in Exposed