I just need to put this here because of reasons.
You must forget the Japanese way of thinking and behave confidently… You might be surprised how frankly American people speak and behave, but once you get used to it, you will feel comfortable….[in Hollywood,] all staff members make their efforts to create the best atmosphere for actors to perform as they want, and vice versa. This harmony, this morality is what you should learn from them. - Sessue Hayakawa
omg this post is so timely, i was getting so sick of having my sessue tracked tag be like ~1 post~ once a week and then having that post be bridge on the river kwai download link spam
WHY ISN’T ALL OF TUMBLR TALKING ABOUT SESSUE HAYAKAWA ALWAYS. i will never understand. esp you classic/silent film folks, DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT A BABE HE WAS (spoilers: he was SUCH A BABE)
ALSO SESSUE HAYAKAWA BECAUSE OMG