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Paris, which had always amused me on holiday, was too lovely ... emigration was no hardship, it was an outing. It offered the shining wet boulevards under the street lights, breakfast in Monmartre with cognac in your glass, coffee and lukewarm brioche, gigolos and prostitutes at night. ... Everyone in the world has two fatherlands: his own and Paris. (Spiel im Dasein)
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 843-850. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
Films often dealt with women coming to terms with their romantic illusions about love.