Imaginary Interviews: Jun. 16, 1924

Fritz Kreisler, famed violinist: "In an interview given to a reporter on the Reliance, bound for Hamburg, I suggested that a movement be undertaken to induce the inventor of the so-called death ray (TIME, June 2 et seq.), to sell his device to 'an interested body of trustworthy men and women' who would destroy it so it could never be used again. I was reported to have shown deep emotion, to have said: 'I would be willing to undertake a monster benefit performance in New York, giving all the proceeds as a nucleus of...

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