Visitors look at an extract of the silent film "The Great Dictator" in 'Chaplin's World' in Corsier near Vevey, Switzerland, April 16, 2016. Reuters

Where Would Hollywood Be Without Immigrant Heroes?

From Chaplin to Scorsese, Hitchcock to Coppola, Trump’s vision assails not only migrants but one of the foremost themes in American cinema.

I remember two movies produced during World War II – although there may have been others – in which, at a dramatic turning point in the plot, the familiar words from Emma Lazarus’ sonnet “The New Colossus” are...

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