A memoir about showbiz in the early 20th century that travels
from the theaters of Vienna, Prague, and Berlin, to Hollywood
during the golden age, complete with encounters with Franz Kafka,
Albert Einstein, and Greta Garbo along the way.
Salka Viertel’s autobiography tells of a brilliant, creative, and
well-connected woman’s pilgrimage through the darkest years of the
twentieth century, a journey that would take her from a remote
province of the... more...