Leon Askin Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Leon Askin Quotes and Sayings

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    1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    At the end of my life, I have achieved belated fame and recognition in the city of my birth. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    From that moment on I knew my profession in life was and has remained until today an actor's life. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    It was one of the great chances in my life to become a Dumont actor. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    My father was an ardent socialist for many years. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor, yet it also had its disadvantages. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF
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    We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage. Naturally we could not do that without pointing to Austrian's northern neighbor Germany. Leon Askin | Refcard PDF






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