Study: Hollywood Collaborated With Nazis

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The results were films that could easily have been used as Nazi propaganda. One document even suggests that Hollywood sent money to Germany to produce munitions. “Hollywood (in the 1930s) is not just collaborating with Nazi Germany, it’s also collaborating with Adolf Hitler , the person and human being,” Urwand told The New York Times. The fact that the Nazi regime intervened in the Hollywood’s film industry is known and documented, but Urwand suggests that the relationship between Hollywood and the Third Reich was much deeper and long-lasting than previously known, that this warm relationship continued until the beginning of the 1940s. Studio executives’ cruise on Hitlers yacht According to Urwand, collaboration with the Nazis began in 1930, when Carl Laemmle, a Jew who headed Universal Studios, agreed to far-reaching changes in “All Quiet on the Western Front” (1930) after Nazis who watched the movie rioted. Later on, in January 1938, the German offices of Fox studios sent a letter with a request to receive Hitler’s opinion about several movies. The letter ends with the salutation “Heil Hitler.” In 1939, MGM studios hosted 10 editors of Nazi newspapers on a studio tour. Another discovery included notes by Hitlers adjutants recording his reactions to the movies he watched each night (he loved Laurel and Hardy but hated Tarzan), and a scrapbook in which Jack Warner of Warner Bros. Studious documented a Rhine cruise that he and other studio executives took with an Allied escort on Hitlers former yacht in July 1945 as part of a trip exploring postwar business opportunities. That was the one time I actually shouted out in an archive, Urwand recalled in The New York Times interview. Urwand says he found a total of nearly 20 films aimed at American audiences in which content was influenced by senior Nazis. The most important point, he says, is that Jewish characters were almost entirely erased from films. In relation to the State Department, which repeatedly blocked efforts to expand visas for Jewish refugees, Urwand said: The State Departments record is atrocious, but the State Department did not finance the production of Nazi armaments.

They have both been child stars. They’re both making big news with their new music. But that is where the parallels start to run out. Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus are the most talked about female pop stars of the moment (sorry Britney). But where Cyrus — and Spears before her — went trashy when they said goodbye to their teens, Grande is managing to attract attention without showing off an R-rated side. Or even a PG-13 one. Last week her debut studio album, Yours Truly, shot to number one on the U.S. Billboard charts, making Grande the first female artist to debut at number one since Ke$has Animal in 2010, and only the 15th to do so in history. And Grande did it without riding wrecking balls naked or dancing in a bikini with a boa constrictor! Grande is the star of the new Nickelodeon series “Sam & Cat,” a spin-off from the popular “Victorious,” which she starred on after a year on “iCarly.” The Florida native got her showbiz start when she was a teen, making her acting debut in 13 on Broadway in 2008. Over the years, the emerging superstar garnered acclaim as a soloist in various symphonies, and her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner marked the first-ever broadcast of the national anthem for the Florida Panthers But it has only been in recent months that Grande has exploded nationally, and according to some experts, being a little older when starting her Hollywood journey may be the key to a long and clean career. Arianas talent speaks for itself, she doesnt need bad publicity or gimmicks to sell her music, said acting coach Donnie Klang, co-founder with Matthew LoaPorte of The Loft Studio. She is the current role model that we use while we are training these up and coming stars. Grande has already drawn vocal comparisons to Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston, and is known for being savvy when it comes to social media.

Britney Spears Reveals Two-Year Residency At Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino With Major Event Staged In Nevada Desert

Britney Spears is heading to Las Vegas. One of pop music’s biggest superstars revealed the much-anticipated announcement this morning with a live interview on ABC’s Good Morning America. With rumors swirling for months about a potential residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the pop music icon confirmed the news in grand fashion with a dramatic event staged in the middle of the Nevada desert. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/59285-britney-spears-reveals-two-year-planet-hollywood-residency-las-vegas (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130917/MM79945 ) More than 1,300 people coordinated a large card stunt, more than 10 stories long and seven stories across, in the remote location to formally announce the start date of the star’s two-year Las Vegas residency show , “Britney: Piece of Me.” Britney will simultaneously usher in a new era of entertainment in Las Vegas along with the new year, as the show debuts over New Year’s Eve weekend on Friday, Dec. 27. Viewable from satellite at the latitude/longitude coordinates N35 47.65′ W115 15.70′, the cards also revealed that tickets will be available for general public sale starting this Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets for the first 16 performances of “Britney: Piece of Me” are currently on-sale for American Express cardholders; while a special pre-sale for Total Rewards members, the loyalty program of Planet Hollywood’s parent company Caesars Entertainment, will be available starting Thursday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. PT.