Orson Welles: The Cuckoo Clock speech in 'The Third Man' Movie

Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

"In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed. But they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? . . . The cuckoo clock!"

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