He's leaving Germany by special request of the Nazi government. First he sends a dispatch about Danzig and how 10,000 German tourists are pouring into the city every day with butterfly nets in their hands and submachine guns in their knapsacks. They warn him right then. What does he do next? Goes to a reception at von Ribbentropf's and keeps yelling for gefilte fish!
Billy Wilder (b. 1906), Austrian–born U.S. film director, producer, writer, and Charles Brackett (1892–1969), U.S. screenwriter. Phillios (Walter Abel), Arise My Love, speaking of Augusta's predecessor as special Berlin correspondent (1940).